Court orders Okorocha not to sell ‘Forfeited Properties’ until EFCC concludes investigation

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Edwin Eriye

Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, has ordered former governor of Imo state, Chief Rochas Okorocha and his family not to sell or alienate any of the properties that were subject of an interim order of the court pending the conclusion of investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

The Judge gave the consequential order while vacating the July 25, 2019 interim order, forfeiting five properties owned by Okorocha and his family to the Federal Government, the properties are: Rochas Foundation College, Owerri; All in 1 shopping Mall, East High Academy, East High College and Royal Spring Palm Hotel & Apartment.

The Registered Trustees of Rochas Foundation College; All-in 1 limited, Royal Spring Palm Apartments Limited, Registered Trustees of Women of Divine Destiny Initiative and Uluoma Okorocha Nwosu had challenged the order on August 8, through 5 separate motion on notice praying the court to vacate the interim order.

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