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Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has finally been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after spending two nights in detention according to reports.
An aide to the Senator disclosed this to correspondents via telephone on Thursday night.
According to the aide, Okorocha was released around 5:45 pm and he’s currently in his Maitama residence in Abuja.
When contacted, the spokesman of the anti-graft agency, Wilson Uwujaren said he would get back to our correspondent on the development.
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The EFCC operatives had, on Tuesday, arrested the lawmaker at about 4:10 pm at his Unity House office located at Garki, Abuja.
Okorocha, who governed Imo between 2011 and 2019, has been accused of embezzlement and misappropriation, an allegation he has refuted.
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