The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today released two Imo state officials on "administrative bail". The two Imo state officials were arrested on Wednesday over a N47 billion loan transaction undertaken by Governor Rochas okorocha.

EFCC sources told Saharareporters that Imo state commissioner of finance, Deacon Okafor Chike John and the accountant general of the state, Eche Ezenna George were granted bail around 5.30pm today after they showed up with  three sureties, comprising a deputy director in the Federal Capital Territory, a  director in Imo Laison Office and the Liaison Officer in Abuja.

 The source did not disclose when the officials are expected to return to the EFCC or if and when they will be charged to court.


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