A former Governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has spent two nights in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after he was arrested in Abuja.
KanyiDaily had reported that Okorocha was arrested on Tuesday, April 13, over alleged N7.9 billion fraud perpetuated when he served as Imo state governor.
When contacted at 5pm on Wednesday, a source in the EFCC said the former governor is yet to secure am administrative bail.
“The former governor has been undergoing interrogation in the last 24 hours. He has not been admitted to bail. There are a lot of transactions which he ought to clarify.
“So far, he has been cooperating with our team. He might need to go through some documents and give his own side.”the source said.
KanyiDaily recalls that EFCC had disclosed that it will soon arraign Okorocha for alleged embezzlement of public funds after N7.9bn belonging to Imo State was seized from the former governor.