Court schedule May 31 to hear Rochas Okorocha bail application.

A Federal High Court in Abuja has scheduled hearing for May 31 on the bail applications filed by a former Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha and his ally, Anyim Nyerere Chinenye who were both arraigned on Monday on a 17-count money laundering charge.

Okorocha and Chinenye were arraigned with five companies on the charge filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The companies are: Naphtali International Limited, Perfect Finish Multi Projects Limited, Consolid Projects Consulting Limited, Pramif International Limited, and Legend World Concepts Limited.

Okorocha and Chinenye pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to them, while the court recorded not guilty plea for the five companies based on the request by the lawyer to the companies, Darlington Ozurumba.


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