Senator Rochas Okorocha was mum on his arrest on Sunday night as he explained that he was attacked by agents of Governor Hope Uzodinma who destroyed all the vehicles in his convoy.
The former Imo State governor did not explain where and when he was allegedly attacked and was also silent on the report of his arrest while allegedly trying to break into the Royal Palm Estate seized from him by the Uzodinma administration.
GreenWhiteGreen GWG had earlier reported that the former governor was arrested following a report by the present administration of a trespass into the sealed Royal Palm Estate.
GreenWhiteGreen GWG has also reported that the former governor is to arraigned on Monday.
However, giving his side of the story, Okorocha speaking through his spokesman, Sam Onwuemeodo, Okorocha mum on his arrest said:
“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 at now. We are still watching events as they unfold.
“Okorocha has the strongest political structure in the state and teeming followers in the State. If he had expected the attacked, 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.”