Former Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State was reportedly arrested on Tuesday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
An undisclosed source told Daily trust that Okorocha who is currently a senator, was picked up by the operatives of the EFCC on Tuesday evening.
“Yes, our operatives went to pick him up today after shunning our previous invitations. He was trailed to his private office in Garki where he was arrested,” the undisclosed source told Daily Trust (as seen on Daily Trust).
Okorocha was Imo State Governor between 2011 and 2019. He is accused of embezzlement and misappropriation of funds in the state.
The state government had seized some of his properties allegedly acquired illegally during his administration.
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