Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday explained that it shut some properties allegedly belonging to immediate past Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochs Okorocha, Agera "painstaking" Investigation.
It said in a statement that properties belonging to some of his cronies were also sealed off.
It reads: "The EFCC wishes to state that operatives of its Enugu Zonal Office, on July 23, 2019 traced and marked some property traced to ex-Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha as well as those of his family members and cronies.
"It was the outcome of painstaking investigation, and as a result of the failure of those to whom they were traced to, to honour the EFCC’s invitation for interrogation. Operatives neither “raided” nor “harassed” anyone in the course of the action.
"They include: Dews of Hope Hospital traced to Dr. Paschal Obi, ex-Principal Secretary to Okorocha; Market Square Supermarket; All in One Shop, and premises belonging to Imo State Broadcasting Corporation now hosting Rochas Foundation College owned by Senator Okorocha.
"Others include: 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."