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Okorocha Breaks silence about being held Hostage by EFCC his Abuja residence



Okorocha Breaks silence about being held Hostage by EFCC his Abuja residence

Rochas Okorocha, the previous governor of Imo State, has reacted to officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) visiting his Maitama residence in Abuja at the moment, May 24.

The anti-graft company’s brokers raided Okorocha’s house this morning.

Okorocha, who’s operating for the APC Presidential flagbearer, says he’s being held captive at his house in an interview with Newsmen.

“I’m beneath hostage I’d say, the EFCC is at my home each the again and the entrance. I’d say I’ve inquired as as to whether or not they’ve an arrest warrant, and I’m meant to be preparing for screening.


“I’m not sure what’s going on, but it’s awful that it’s occurring here,” he confirmed.

Okorocha said that his subsequent step can be to host a information convention, and that the EFCC will be unable to stop the press from coming into his residence.

“I’m attempting to have a news conference. Of course, the EFCC can’t prevent the journalists from entering my premises.”

He asserted, “They are inside my compound, but the press is coming inside my house to interview me, and they can’t stop them.”


When requested if he’ll cooperate with the anti-corruption company, the presidential candidate stated:

“I’ll stay here until I find out what it is; this is a serious matter, and I’d want to see an arrest warrant or a court order.” he stated

The EFCC had filed a 17-count indictment towards the previous governor of Imo earlier than a federal excessive court docket in Abuja on January 31.

The accusation surfaced simply hours after he introduced his need to run for president in 2023.