Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has been freed from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Daily Trust reported that the Senator was released on Thursday evening and he is currently at his Maitama residence in Abuja.
Premium Times, reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arrested the former Imo State governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha.
According to the report, the senator was arrested around 4 pm on April 13, and he was arrested at his Unity House private office in Abuja.
Recall that Senator Okorocha was arrested after a five-hour confrontation with EFCC operatives and it comes after he had reportedly refused to honour several invitations from the agency.
It was also revealed in the report that his arrest was linked to an alleged monumental graft during his eight-year reign as governor. The spokesperson of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren to Vanguard newspaper confirmed his arrest.
Confirming the arrest, he said;
“Okorocha has been arrested by our men.”
New developments suggest that he has regained freedom after spending two nights in the custody of the anti-graft agency as a source from the EFCC disclosed that he failed to secure an administrative bail for his release.