Rochas Okorocha (image courtesy Channels TV)

Senator Rochas Okorocha has berated the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for sealing off his Foundation College situated in Owerri, Imo state.

Concise News understands that the EFCC agents from the Enugu office, on Tuesday at about 6am, stormed the college, Owerri, in Hilux vans loaded with armed military and mobile policemen.

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This online news medium reports that the East High Academy and East High College both Private Primary and Secondary Schools belongs to Okorocha’s daughter, Uloma Nwosu.

The immediate Governor of Imo State in a statement through his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo, added that the anti-graft agency did not investigate the schools and interact with the colleges’ owners before some of them were sealed off on Tuesday.

Okorocha, therefore, appealed to the EFCC to unseal the Rochas Foundation Colleges and other ventures belonging to him.

He argued that the pupils of the colleges, most of whom are orphans, should not be allowed to suffer.

Okorocha dismissed the action as “a sympathetic scenario,” stressing that the Peoples Democratic Party government in the state and all its chieftains who felt “politically displaced from 2011 to 2019” by him had come together “to launch war” against him and his family and APC members.

“And that was why they needed INEC to declare their candidate winner, even when he didn’t meet the requirement.

“Unfortunately, they have instigated certain agencies like EFCC into taking some hasty actions following floods of petitions by them.”

“To the best of our knowledge, too, these colleges have not been under the investigation of the Commission.

“We have had the feeling that the sealing off of the colleges or any other structure as the case maybe, would have been based on the outcome of their investigation in which the managements or the proprietors would have also been interrogated,” he added.