EFCC Docks Imo State Public Servants Over N47 billion Loan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today arrested two Imo government officials for fraud related charges. The agency interrogators are currently quizzing the Imo state commissioner of finance, Deacon, Okafor Chike John and the accountant general of the state, Eche Ezenna  George.

The two officials are currently in the Abuja office of the EFCC. It is unclear how the agency effected the arrest of the two officials however, a source at the EFCC office in Abuja involved in the investigations said their arrest is linked to a loan transaction from Zenith bank involving N47 billion.

The officials are being interrogated regarding their activities with the current regime of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state. The governor enjoys constitutional immunity from arrest and prosecution.

 

Culled from: Sahara Reporters

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