NewsOnline Nigeria reports that former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after spending two nights in detention.
According to a report in Dailytrust monitored by NewsOnline Nigeria, Okorocha’s aide said the former governor was released around 5:45 pm and he’s currently in his Maitama residence in Abuja.
When contacted, the spokesman of the anti-graft agency, Wilson Uwujaren said he would get back to our correspondent on the development.
Recall that the EFCC operatives had, on Tuesday, arrested the lawmaker at about 4:10 pm at his Unity House office located at Garki, Abuja.
Okorocha, who governed Imo between 2011 and 2019, has been accused of embezzlement and misappropriation, an allegation he has refuted.