The merciless war going on between former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and the incumbent Governor Hope Uzodimma has new developments.
News Mail Nigeria has learnt that the Senator has been released after sleeping in police net. We gathered that Rochas Okorocha was released based on personal recognition and after the interventions of some All Progressive Congress , APC Governors.
It will also interest you to know that those who were arrested with the Owelle are still in police custody. Rochas Okorocho who was released on personal recognition and intervention of some APC governors left to check on his son-in-law visits his in-law Dr. Uzoma Anwuka in the hospital who was injured in the leg while trying to scale through a fence ( unconfirmed report) during the Royal Spring Palm Hotel saga yesterday.
Reacting to the disgraceful incident, Okorocha ’s spokesperson, Sam Onwuemeodo, in a statement on Sunday, alleged that the governor’s Special Adviser on Special Duties, Chinasa Nwanari, allegedly led thugs who stormed the estate and destroyed vehicles in his convoy.
“More than 1000 thugs, armed to teeth with knives and guns and led by Chinasa Nwaneri, Governor Hope Uzodinma’s Special Adviser on Special Duties today, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, with the backing of armed policemen from Government House, attacked the former governor of the State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Senator Rochas Okorocha’s Convoy.
“They attacked and damaged all the Vehicles in his Convoy. They also attacked his personal aides.
“Senator Okorocha was with only his personal aides when the thugs unleashed the attack.
“This is the information we can give as of now. We are still watching events as they unfold.
“Okorocha has the strongest political structure in the state and teaming followers in the State. If he had expected the attack, he would not have moved with his personal aides alone.
“Okorocha has never been a violent man. This planned attack but unprovoked and unwarranted has opened a new, but ugly chapter in the politics of the State. We shall react fully to the situation.”