Finally, APC Presidential Committee Screens Okorocha

By Ogechi Okorie

Rochas Okorocha was on Tuesday screened by the All Progressives Congress’ presidential committee in shortly after he was granted bail by the court.

Mr Okorocha had been in danger of missing the two-day exercise after he was arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission last week Tuesday.

However, a Federal High Court in granted him bail on Tuesday morning in the sum of N500 million and a surety in like sum.

The former governor is being tried on a 17-count charge to the tune of N2.9 billion filed against him by the EFCC.

He is accused of conspiring with others, including a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and five companies to steal from public coffers.

Mr Okorocha has denied any wrongdoing

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