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Money Laundering: EFCC Arrests An Ex-Akwa Ibom AG Over An Alleged #1.4bn Laundering



…Ex-Governor And Serving Federal Lawmaker Also Arrested

Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Akwa Ibom State, Uwemedimo Nwoko.

Nwoko was alleged as an accomplice in the N1.4bn laundering charge against Paul Usoro, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association had been at large for over two years.

According to a source, the suspect was finally nabbed in Uyo on Tuesday for his role in the conversion of N1.410bn property of the Government of Akwa Ibom State.

In another developing story, a former governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Rochas Okorocha was arrested on Tuesday in Abuja over an alleged N7.9bn laundering.


According to available information, Senator Rochas Okorocha is still in custody while investigations are ongoing.

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