Okorocha released from EFCC custody

Okorocha released from EFCC custody

Rochas Okorocha


A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after spending three nights in detention.

Daily Trust reports that an aide to Okorocha who confirmed the release said the former governor was released around 5:45 pm and currently in his Maitama residence in Abuja.

EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, did not immediately corroborate the confirmation.

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Okorocha was arrested on Tuesday, by the anti-corruption agency at about 4:10 pm at his Unity House office located at Garki, Abuja.

He was accused of embezzlement and misappropriation, an allegation he has refuted.

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