Barely 48 hours after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sealed business premises belonging to the wife of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Nneoma Okorocha, for investigation, officials of the State Government Committee on Recovery of Government Property, broke into the premises in search of stolen property.
The Committee headed by Jasper Ndubuaku was reported to have broken into the Warehouse at the ‘All In’, where the former First Lady sells furniture and other household items, where they identified some furniture as government property.
Acting on a tip off, the Jasper Ndubuaku-led team discovered the massive warehouse located along Aba-Owerri road Friday afternoon.
According to The Nation, a mammoth crowd gathered to observe the development, while hoodlums who could not be readily identified, were seen carting away some of the goods.
It, however, took the intervention of the Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo to prevent the Committee from carting away the property it earlier market as belonging to the state govenrment.
Addressing journalists, Ndubuaku, Chairman of the Committee, said that the Committee had a Court Order to raid the business premises and recover stolen government property, having gotten a credible intelligence that government properties were warehoused in the premises but were obstructed from carrying out their duties by the Police.
He disclosed that the premises has been sealed formerly by the state government, adding that nobody, including the owners will be allowed entry into the premises pending further actions.