Tag: Rochas Okorocha

Court orders forfeiture of Royal Springs Hotel, other properties owned by Okorocha

A State High Court in Owerri has ordered the final and absolute forfeiture of Royal Palm Springs Hotel and other properties said to belong to Senator Rochas Okorocha and other members of his family. The forfeited properties are contained in pages 226 to 272 of the Imo state Government white[Read More…]

APC suspends Rochas Okorocha for anti-party activities

The national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress has suspended Senator Rochas Okorocha for anti-party activities and insulting President Muhammadu Buhari.  The suspension was communicated to the former Imo Governor in a letter dated July 12, 2021. It was signed by Mai Mala Buni and John Akpanudoedehe, national[Read More…]

Imo State Government have sealed Rochas Foundation College in Owerri

The Imo State Government have sealed Rochas Foundation College, Orji, in Owerri, the state capital. NewsWireNGR gathered that state government officials arrived at the college on Tuesday and sealed it. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Imo State on Print Media, Modestus Nwamkpa, who confirmed the development, said[Read More…]

‘I challenge anybody to prove that I acquired property with government funds’ – Okorocha

Former Imo Governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has denied the allegations that he acquired properties with government funds. On the TV program Sunday Poltics on Channels TV, he said he had always been successful before coming assuming office in 2011 and dared anyone to come forth with evidence that he mismanaged[Read More…]

‘Southern Governors meeting should not be taken out of context’ – Rochas Okorocha

The former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha says the meeting and the call for National Dialogue by the Southern Governors Forum should not be taken out of context. He said those who have faulted the action of the governors clearly misunderstood the motive behind the meeting. Okorocha said this[Read More…]

Breaking: After spending two nights in custody, EFCC release former Governor Okorocha

A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after spending two nights in detention. Sources in EFCC tells NewsWireNGR that the former governor was released around 5:45 pm late Thursday and he’s currently in his Maitama residence in Abuja.[Read More…]

Rochas Okorocha says he only honoured EFCC Invitation and not arrested

A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday said that he was not arrested by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission contrary to the speculations making the rounds. Okorocha in a statement by his Spokesperson, Sam Onwuemeodo, disclosed that he only honoured an invitation by the anti-graft agency. Stating[Read More…]

EFCC arrests Senator Rochas Okorocha

Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed that the former governor is in his agency’s custody. According to a PREMIUM TIMES report, Okorocha was arrested at about 4 P.M on Tuesday at his[Read More…]

Imo Prison Break: ‘Apply wisdom not confrontation’ Okorocha advise Governor Uzodinma

Former Governor of Imo State Chief Rochas Okorocha has called on Governor Hope Uzodinma to apply wisdom rather than confrontation in trying to address security challenges facing the State. He said the idea of using the Airforce and Army as a first measure would further aggravate the situation. ” I[Read More…]

Police arrest ex-Governor, Rochas Okorocha

Officers of the Imo State Police Command have arrested former state governor, Rochas Okorocha. Also arrested were Ijeoma Igboanusi and Lasbrey Okafor-Anyanwu. Igboanusi was the deputy chief of staff (Domestics) while Okafor-Anyanwu was the Commissioner for Transportation in Okorocha’s government. According to the team led by Commissioner for Lands, Enyinnaya[Read More…]