Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
A source at the commission disclosed that an invitation was sent to the Okorocha but he failed to turn up as advised.
Okorocha, who is the senator representing Imo North, was arrested Tuesday at about 4:15 pm at his private office in Abuja.
A source at the commission disclosed that an invitation was sent to the former governor but he failed to turn up as advised.
EFCC operatives, who had been on his trail for days, stormed his office on Tuesday evening and arrested him.
The anti-graft agency had in 2020 stated that it returned N2.7 billion recovered from Okorocha to the Imo State Government.
The zonal head of the EFCC Port Harcourt office, Imam Usman, said the returned fund is part of the N7.9 billion recovered from different bank accounts linked to the ex-governor.
The zonal head added that the EFCC would prosecute Okorocha after concluding its investigation on him.