FORMER GOVERNOR: UZOR KANU SENTENCE TO 12 YEARS IMPRISONMENT

ABIA STATE FORMER GOVERNOR AND APC SENETOR ORJI UZOR KANU WAS SENTENCE TO 12 YEARS IMPRISONMENT OVER N7.65BN FRAUD

Posted:Thu 05 Dec 2019 01 12 37;

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday sentenced a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, to 12 years in prison after being found guilty of 39 counts of N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering.

Kalu was charged alongside Jones Udeogo, the state Commissioner for Finance during his tenure as the governor.

Kalu’s company, Slok Nig. Ltd., was also a defendant in the suit.

While Kalu and his company were convicted on all the 39 counts of the fraud charge, Udeogo was found guilty of 34 counts.

Ruling, Justice Mohammed Idris sentenced Orji Kalu to 12 years in prison for N7.65 billion fraud.

The court also ordered that the Slok Nig. Ltd. Should be wound up and its assets forfeited to the Federal Government

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