Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has claimed that he turned poorer after ruling the state for eight years.
The Senator representing Imo West District on the ninth Senate stated this whereas denying allegations that he acquired properties with authorities funds when he appeared as a visitor on Channels Tv’s Sunday Politics.
He stated, “I problem anyone to show that I acquired any property with any authorities fund.
“I believe individuals have forgotten that I used to be Rochas earlier than changing into the governor of Imo State; I believe they’ve forgotten fully.
“If something, changing into a governor made me even poorer than what I used to be previously. I don’t know whether or not I acquired any property right here in Abuja, there may be none.”
Whereas narrating his encounter with the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, he stated, “I stated to them (EFCC) that I’ve not come to reply to your name as a result of there may be already a matter in courtroom and as soon as a matter is sub judice, you can’t discuss it.
“Imo State authorities has taken me to courtroom on the identical material, and we’re on the Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja on the identical material.
“EFCC is doing their job as a result of if there isn’t any report, they will’t nostril into no matter you might be doing; EFCC will not be witch-hunting, they’re performing on a petition being written by someone.”