Court grants order of forfeiture of property against Okorocha

An Owerri High Court, presided over by Hon. Justice E.F Njemanze, today 24/2/2021 granted an Order of Interim forfeiture against all the property illegally acquired by former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha.

Ruling on an ex-parte application for an order for interim forfeiture, filed by L.M Alozie (SAN) on behalf of Imo State Government, Justice Njemanze granted the order as prayed. Some of the properties included in the order are: Eastern Palm University, Ogboko, Royal Palm Luxury Hotel,Akachi Road, Old Magistrates Ouarters, Orlu Road and many other property listed and recommended by Justice Duruoha-Igwe panel on illegally acquired landed property. The Judge Ordered the Applicant, to publish the list of properties in two national and local newspapers to enable anyone who wants to stop making the Order permanent, or who has any interest in any, to apply to the court, and show cause, why, the order will not be made permanent.

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