BREAKING: Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha arrested
Former Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha has been arrested for breaking into the property of Imo State government.
This has a result to Governor Hope Uzodimma to order to seal the Royal Palm Estate.
Accompanied by his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, the former Governor broke the keys to recover the estate belonging to his wife, Nkechi.
Infuriated by the ex-Governor’s action, loyalists to the State Government confronted them in a clash that left one person injured.
Imo Government on Friday had recovered the Royal Palm Estate along Akachi road.
The seizure, according to the l team led by Commissioner for Lands, Enyinnaya Onuegbu, was in compliance with directive of the Imo State gazette on the report of the Judicial Commission of Enquiry on recovery of Lands and other related matters.
However, the Special Adviser to governor Uzodimma on Special Duties, Hon Chinasa Nwaneri arrived the scene with security operatives to reseal the property and a fight ensued.
Also, the commissioner for Information, Hon Declan Emelumba, confirmed the development.
He said “Yes, normalcy has been restored. Come to the Police command and see Okorocha. He has been arrested for unlawful entry and breakdown of law and order”.