Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released an official statement shortly after its members stormed the home of Senator Rochas Okorocha, Oyogist reports.
In a tweet on its official Twitter handle minutes ago, the anti graft agency disclosed that its members arrived at Okorocha’s home earlier today to effect his arrest over failure of the Ex. governor to honour invitations by the commission after jumping bail.
EFCC had on January 24, 2022 filed a 17-count criminal charge bordering on diversion of public funds and properties to the tune of N2.9billion against Okorocha.
The case was assigned to Honourable Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja but attempts to arraign Senator Okorocha were twice stalled owing to the absence of the ex-governor who evaded service of processes.
“At the last adjourned date, March 28th, 2022, Justice Ekwo before adjourning until May 30th, 2022, had warned that it was “the last adjournment I shall grant in this matter”.
“In the circumstances, the Commission is left with no option than to effect the arrest of Senator Okorocha and bring him to trial, a statement on the commissions handle read further.
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