EFCC operatives storm Okorocha’s Abuja residence

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have besieged the residence of Rochas Okorocha, former Imo state governor.

The operatives arrived at his residence in the Maitama area of the federal capital territory (FCT) to arrest him on Tuesday.

The EFCC had, on January 31, filed a 17-count charge against the former Imo governor before a federal high court in Abuja.

The charge had come to light hours after he formally declared his intention to run for president in 2023.

According to the EFCC, the former Imo governor allegedly conspired with others, including a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and five companies to steal N2.9 billion public funds.