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EFCC Screws Case On Imo Former Governor, Okorocha, Charges Him With N2.9 Billion Fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged Nigerian senator and former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha with allegations that he conspired with others, including an APC chieftain and five companies to steal N2.9 billion public coffers.

The anti-graft agency filed the charges, totalling 17 on Monday, at the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Apart from the serving Senator and former governor, other defendants listed alongside Okorocha are Anyim Nyerere Chinenye, Naphtali International Limited, Perfect Finish Multi Projects Limited, Consolid Projects Consulting Limited, Pramif International Limited, and Legend World Concepts Limited.

The charges were filed about the same time Mr Okorocha was declaring his intention to run for the office of the president in 2023.

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