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  N2.9b Fraud: Rochas Granted Bail

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Relief has come the way of former Governor of Imo State, Anayo Ethelbeth Okorocha better known as Rochas as the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the sum of N500 million and a surety in like sum by Justice Inyang Ekwo.

The judge also directed Okorocha to deposit his international passport with the registry of the court and should not travel outside the jurisdiction of the court without the court’s permission.

Similarly, he ordered the court registry to inform the Nigeria Immigration Service that Okorocha’s international passport was in its custody.

Justice Ekwo, however, ordered that the former governor should remain in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) until his bail conditions were met.

The former governor is presidential aspirant is being tried on a 17-count charge to the tune of N2.9 billion filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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