12 Years Prison Sentence for Orji Uzor Kalu

By OMA | 05-12-2019 | Politics |  

PDP or APC, Corruption is 1.


Matters of Corruption in court are getting attention, atleast so it seems under this #NextLevel Administration.

Trending now in Nigeria especially for corruption is news of former Abia State Governor bagging 12 years in prison sentence by a Federal High Court in Lagos..

Monitoring APC facebook social media account, the page posted.

"Those of you stealing now will have your day too. It shall not be long."

This seemed to have stemmed from the latest rounds of News that has just filtered in and begining to trend on social media space.

What was the News?

That, botherig on the N7.65bn Fraud on Orji Uzor Kalu's Case, An APC Senator and Former Governor from Abia State, South East Nigeria To Spend 12 years In Jail That Orji Uzor Kalu Got multiple 12 years, 5 years and 3 years sentences.

That his Company was to be wounded up and forfeited to the Federal Government

Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced Orji Uzor Kalu, to a maximum of 12 years imprisonment for N7.65bn fraud, among other multiple sentences ranging from 3 years to 5 years on 27 counts.

The Judge, Justice Mohammad Idris also convicted and sentenced two other accomplices of his who were also found guilty of N7.65bn fraud.

They got multiple sentences of between 10 years and 3 years. Kalu's co-defendants are his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited; and Udeh Udeogu, who was Director of Finance and Accounts at the Abia State Government House during Kalu’s tenure as governor. The judge also ordered that Slok be wound up and its assets forfeited to the Federal Government..

These were all that were made available as at press times but omascope has promised to keep tracks of this development and report happenings in real time as they occur.