Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is enthusiastic about taking over his N2.four billion fraud case charged in opposition to him by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC).
NAIJATABLOID recollects that the anti-graft company had earlier within the week, filed a 17-count fraud cost in opposition to the 2023 presidential aspirant on the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Abuja, shortly after he publicly declared his intention.
In keeping with the costs, the present lawmaker representing Imo West Senatorial District, was alleged to have embezzled N2.four billion via connivance with some firms and people.
Okorocha was, nonetheless, on the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday, to hunt Buhari’s intervention on the matter.
Fielding questions from the State Home Correspondents after assembly with the President, Okorocha, who had accused the present Imo State Authorities of plotting to destroy his presidential ambition, stated Buhari has agreed to take up the instances.
Okorocha acknowledged that “The President stated he would take up the matter, particularly when he noticed the judgment. He stated he’ll take up the matter and discover out what is definitely taking place. And I hope he’ll accomplish that. And I consider he’ll do this.”
The federal lawmaker stated it was “politically motivated” when requested if he suspected his ordeal was being orchestrated by the detractors. Supply: DailyPost