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Sen. Rochas Okorocha reportedly arrested by EFCC operatives in Abuja

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A former Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has been arrested, PREMIUM TIMES is reporting. 

Mr Okorocha was arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, at his Unity House private office in Abuja, sources familiar with the matter told PremiumTimes.

The former governor was arrested after a five-hour standoff with EFCC operatives who trailed him to the location. said the anti-graft agency had repeatedly invited the former governor to its Abuja headquarters in connection with multiple corruption allegations against him. Mr Okorocha, who is now senator, reportedly declined to honour the invitation, a development that infuriated detectives who fanned out to get him. 

Okorocha is being detained for interrogation over corruption allegations during his 8-year tenure as Governor.

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