Imo, Owerri – Embattled lawmaker, Senator Rochas Okorocha has expressed his appreciation to Nigerians for their support during his ordeals with the commission of the economic and financial crime (EFCC),
The senator made this known on Tuesday, May 31 via a statement issued by his spokesperson, Sam Onwuemedo.
Okorocha is facing a 17-count for allegedly diverting public funds into his private account in 2016 during his tenure as a sitting governor was granted bail for the sum of N500 million by the federal high court in Abuja.
According to his appreciation statement, thanked Nigerians home and abroad for their show of concern and their relentless prayer.
“We thank God for this juicy and lofty development. We thank Nigerians, within and outside, who had continued to send correspondences to show concern, over the fate of the foremost African philanthropist. We remain grateful for their genuine concern.”
“We also thank those who had devoted their precious time to prayers, for GOD’S intervention. Most importantly, our gratitude goes to justice Ekwo, who had seen the efficacy of granting bail to the Ogboko born enigma.
“Equally, we pray that the Almighty God would bless the astute lawyers handling the case, immensely.
They have remained wonderful. We ask God to show love to the leadership and officers of the EFCC and grant them their heart desires,” Okorocha said.