Some properties suspected to belong to the previous Governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, has been sealed by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee.
The event was revealed by the spokesperson of the fee, Dele Oyewale, on Thursday.
Oyewale, in his assertion, famous that the property was sealed in Umuahia, the state capital on June 24, 2020, was traced Orji whereas investigations have been ongoing on the alleged monetary malfeasance of the previous Governor.
Recall that the property sealed by the EFCC included the Abia Mall which accommodates Shoprite and different enterprise entities and Benac Resorts reverse Broadcasting Company of Abia.
One other property sealed was a housing property located at former Umuahia Most important Market.
“Our investigations present that the property belongs to Theodore Orji and as a part of the investigations, we’ve to seal them. That’s precisely what we’ve accomplished.”
He additional acknowledged that investigations are ongoing over the alleged monetary fraud perpetrated by the previous governor and he could be charged to courtroom quickly.
“We can’t give a timeframe inside which to cost him to courtroom as a result of our investigations are at all times thorough and really diligent,” he mentioned.
“The sealed property is proof of the continued investigations and the probe will decide if extra will probably be sealed,” Oyewale mentioned.