Former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha has denied speculations and a few newspaper publication {that a} Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  a court order to probe and recuperate money and properties from him.

Okorocha in a press assertion by his Particular Adviser on Media, Sam Onwuemeodo, described the publication as deceitful and petty.

According to the assertion “Imo people and Nigerians, usually, awakened one morning to learn within the media {that a} Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Ahmed Mohammed had granted the EFCC the licence to probe Senator Rochas Okorocha following the applying to that impact by Barr. K. M. Okere. And that the court additionally ordered and listed what must be recovered from Okorocha, together with cash, moveable and unmoveable belongings.

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He, nonetheless, challenged whoever has a duplicate of the stated court order to come back ahead with it.

Okorocha stated: “At the beginning, no court together with that of Justice Mohammed had ordered for the restoration of any merchandise or cash from Okorocha and even ordered the EFCC to probe him. And we swiftly problem Barr. Okere or some other individuals together with the PDP components within the state to publish the stated court order without additional delay.

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Certainly, they need to try this inside 48 hours. And the place they fail or refuse to do this, they need to be sorry for themselves.”

The former governor, however, explained that Barr. Okere is a lawyer, filed a suit to compel EFCC to probe him and that is all. “Nothing else has been done with regard to that and we stand to be faulted,” Okorocha said.

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He emphasised that he has no problem with EFCC investigating him since the petition was written by Emeka Ihedioha’s short-lived government.

Speaking further on the matter, Okorocha said: “So, for anybody to go to court now to seek for an order of the court compelling the EFCC to investigate Okorocha is belated. The investigation had begun long before now. And we ask that people should be following events as they evolve, instead of acting like people who prefer to live in the past.”

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He additional maintained that blackmail and propaganda towards him gained momentum after the Supreme Court evaluates software judgement.

Okorocha claimed that the PDP had continued to see him as being chargeable for their predicament after the Supreme Court eliminated Ihedioha from office.

And searching on the contentions of the PDP components in Imo, they’ve accused Okorocha of being behind the nullification of their imaginary or purported victory. As unhealthy losers, they’ve continued to vent their anger on Okorocha.

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“Even the panel on the award of contracts additionally arrange by Chief Emeka Ihedioha is doing what it was set as much as do. That’s, blackmailing Okorocha and by extension, the APC in Imo for 2024 particularly when Ihedioha has given the indication that he would run once more. In any other case, the panel can’t be sponsoring destructive media experiences towards Okorocha. It’s all about 2024 politics. They wish to harm APC in Imo utilizing Okorocha as an excuse,” Okorocha claimed.

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Queenta N. Duru Irukahttp://www.evergreennewsonline.com
A certified Senior Reporter/Advert Executive Evergreennewoline, Creative Writer/Graphic Designer/Political Analysts/ Entrepreneur & Fashionista



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