Breaking: I Am Under Hostage, Okorocha Cries Out Over EFCC’s Invasion Of His House, Video Emerges

Breaking: I Am Under Hostage, Okorocha Cries Out Over EFCC’s Invasion Of His House, Video Emerges

  • It is not a rumour - operatives of the EFCC actually stormed the Abuja house of Rochas Okorocha on Tuesday, May 24
  • Okorocha who is also an APC presidential aspirant confirm the presence of the agency's personnel around his residence
  • But the former Inmo governor has vowed to make this development go viral by addressing a press conference on it very soon

FCT, Abuja - Hours after reports went viral that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) invaded his Abuja house on Tuesday, May 24, Rochas Okorocha cried out.

The presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday declared that he is under hostage by operatives of the agency, Channels TV reports.

The APC presidential aspirant said he is under siege (Photo: @realRochas)
Source: Twitter

Okorocha who stated that he has no idea why this is happening admitted that it is rather unfortunate that this would ever occur.

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Okorocha to address a press conference

However, the former Imo governor said he plans to address a press conference, adding that the commission cannot stop journalists from coming to his house.

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His words:

“I am under hostage I would say, the EFCC is at my house both the back and the front. I would say, I have enquired if they have an arrest warrant nothing, and I am supposed to be getting ready for screening.
“I don’t know what is really happening, It is unfortunate that this is happening here.
“I am trying to address a press conference, Of course, the EFCC cannot stop the press from coming into my premises. They are inside my compound but the press is coming inside my house to interview me, they can’t stop them."

As to whether he will submit himself to the EFCC operatives, Okorocha said:

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“I’ll be here until I know what it is because this is something serious, I want to see an arrest warrant or a court order.”

A video from The Nation in which EFCC operatives were seen around Okocha's house has been shared on Instagram

Watch the video below:

Speaking to journalists on the issue, the former governor was to have said:

“The operatives of the EFCC have not allowed me to go for the screening.”

EFCC operatives storm Abuja residence of Okorocha

Recall that the Abuja residence of Okorocha was stormed by personnel of the EFCC on Tuesday.

A team of the anti-graft agency was seen at Okorocha's house located in the Maitama area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to arrest him.

The commission's operatives were demanding that the APC chieftain who is nursing a presidential ambition should submit himself for arrest or honour an invitation to their office.


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