EFCC speaks on Senator Okorocha’s sealed properties.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has stated that its Enugu Zonal Office traced and marked some properties linked to the former Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha as well as those of his family members and cronies.

According to a statement by Tony Orilade, Ag. Head, Media and Publicity, EFCC, the marking of the properties is a fall-out of its painstaking investigation.

He said this was as a result of the failure of the suspects to honour the Commission’s invitation for questioning on the propriety of their acquisition.

The properties include: Dews of Hope Hospital traced to Dr. Paschal Obi, former Principal Secretary to ex-governor Okorocha; Market Square Super Market; All in One Shop; and premises belonging to Imo State Broadcasting Corporation now hosting Rochas Foundation College owned by Senator Okoroacha.

Other properties are: East High Academy and East High College, owned by Okorocha’s daughter, Uloma Okorocha-Nwosu; Royal Spring Palm Hotel and Apartment, a 16 block cum 96 flats and eight bungalow multi-million Naira estate traced to Okorocha’s wife.

It added that the Commission at no time “raided” nor “harassed” anyone in the course of marking the properties as its operatives, in line with international best practices, informed the occupants of the facilities in good time, before taking the action.