2023 Presidency: Okorocha Blows Hot, Reveals Those Behind EFCC Drama

2023 Presidency: Okorocha Blows Hot, Reveals Those Behind EFCC Drama

  • A few hours after the formal declaration of his presidential ambition, Senator Rochas Okorochas was invited by the EFCC
  • The anti-graft agency slammed the former governor of Imo state, Okorocha with 17 counts filed on Monday, alleged that he conspired to steal N2.9bn public funds
  • Meanwhile, the Nigerian politician maintained that the recent move by the commission was motivated by his opponents

The former governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has described the fresh fraud allegations laid against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as the handwork of his political opponents.

Okorocha was on Monday, January 31, invited by the EFCC, a few hours after he declared to run for the 2023 presidential election.

According to Sahara Reporters, the former governor of Imo state also said that the anti-graft agency had flouted orders of the court, which forbade it to abuse his human rights.

2023 Presidency: Fresh EFCC Charges Against Me Politically Motivated – Okorocha
EFCC on Monday filed N2.9 billion fraud charges against the former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha Photo credit: Governor Rochas Okorocha
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The presidential aspirant made this disclosure in a recent interview on Monday, The Punch added.

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He said:

“It’s been one drama or the other but what is happening, I don’t want to say it is politically motivated but it is looking more like it."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Rochas Okorocha, announced that he will give a world press conference to officially declare his interest to join the 2023 presidential race.

Senator Okorocha noted that the conference slated for Monday, January 31, will be streamed live on all his social media platforms.

He is of the strong conviction that together, Nigerians can work to achieve the nation of their dreams come 2023.

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In another development, presidential hopefuls have been urged to ensure they serve as binding factors rather than brewers of hate and violence ahead of the election.

The call was made by a former head of state in Nigeria, Abdulsalami Abubakar at a dialogue organised by Daily Trust Media.

According to the former head of state, those declaring for one elective position or the other must watch their deeds.

Source: Legit.ng

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