Justice Yusuf Halilu freed the former Governor of Imo State in a judgment delivered on Friday, offering his reasons.
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The suit was filed against him when he was Governor between 2007 and 2011 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The representative of Imo West Senatorial District revealed this at Amaimo, Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State.
Okorocha spokes on the media reports in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media), Sam Onwuemeodo, on Thursday.
Irouno before his death was aspiring to contest for the Okigwe State constituency under the platform of the LP. He was billed to be the Master of Ceremony at the Obi-Datti rally in the state on Tuesday before he was confirmed dead in the early hours of the same day.
Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date after counsel to the parties adopted their processes and presented their arguments.
Okorocha in a statement on Wednesday in Owerri, the state capital, by his media aide, Sam Omwuemeodo, said that he had no hand in Agbaso’s impeachment by the State House of Assembly in 2013.
Justice Inyang Ekwo, who granted the permission, ordered the Registrar of the Court to release the traveling passport of the former governor to him to undertake the medical trip.
Okorocha, who is on N500m bail, was arraigned before the court on May 31 this year, with a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State, Anyim Nyerere Chinenye and five companies on 17 counts of money laundering filed by the Economic and Finance Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Addressing a press conference at his Church on Sunday, Bakare, who had in 2019 said God told him he would succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, said he wears his zero votes with confidence
The aspirants announced their decisions in their speeches to the leadership of the party and delegates at the Eagle Square
The declaration is contained in a statement jointly signed by the aspirants, including: Ogbonaya Onu, Ben Ayade, Rochas Okorocha, Emeka Nwajiuba and Jack-Rich Tien.
Among the recommendations to the leadership of the party are those on consensus and the presidential primaries.
Okorocha had been in the detention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged N2.9 billion fraud.
The agency said the senator will be released after meeting his bail conditions as ordered by the court.
The ex-governor also denied the claim that he had briefed five Senior Advocates of Nigeria to commence legal action against the Federal Government.
The former two-term governor of Imo State was arraigned in the early hours of Monday alongside six other accused
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja gave the remand order on Monday.
Justice Inyang Ekwo, instead, ordered Okorocha, through his lawyer, Ola Olanipekun, SAN, to put the anti-graft agency on notice.
The case was assigned to Honourable Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja but attempts to arraign Senator Okorocha were twice stalled owing to the absence of the ex-governor who evaded service of processes.