CORRUPTION: Imo State, least corrupt state in Rochas regime – NBS

By Kelechi Henry


“Imo state during my tenure is the least corrupt state in Nigeria according to National Bureau for Statistics in with research and findings.

I challenged the EFCC as at then to prove me corrupt on the issue of the frozen account which was not my account as claimed but was the account of the state which they denied me access to it even while I was a sitting governor and such action was political geared towards 2023.

For the first time a in Nigeria challenged the EFCC on account of corruption claims and I requested them to apologize for that action and which they did.

In my conduct bureau I have properties worth over a 100 billion naira before I became a governor, I was Rochas before I became a governor and if I want to be corrupt why would I build in Imo state , if not wealth and for the people.

I had challenged the whole nation and the Imo people to put all that have been since the creation of the state if they could beat my records then I will resign from politics.” as stated by Rochas Okorocha during a webinar engagements he had with Nigerians in Association

If we can recall in recent past the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics has rated Imo State the least corrupt state in Nigeria during the regime of the former governor now the lawmaker Imo West APC .
This was disclosed on the bureau report titled “2nd corruption survey report in Nigeria” released one time at the state house conference center in Abuja.
This report as support by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in collaboration with other partner international agencies, rated Imo State with 17.6% followed by Jigawa and Plateau states.
The survey report also showed that unemployment, , corruption, are the major problems of Nigeria.

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