EFFC sets free former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha

Okorocha EFCC

The former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Kemi Filani recalls that Okorocha was invited for questioning by the EFCC after he was accused accused of embezzlement and misappropriation of state funds by the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma.

The 58 year old who was arrested on Thursday, 8th of April, has however been set free today, 15th of April 2021.

Reports has it that Okorocha is presently at his Maitama residence in Abuja.

In February, the lawmaker accused Uzodinma of unleashing the EFCC and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) against him.

Okorocha refuted the allegations, saying the state government had not been able to prove corruption allegations against him and his family in court.

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