Court sentences Orji Uzor Kalu to 12 years in Jail


A former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, has been sentenced to 12 years in jail after he was found guilty of N7.65bn fraud.

The 12 year sentence is the highest among the 39 counts convicting the defendants, the lowest sentence being three years.
Mr Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Ltd was ordered to be forfeited to the federal government.

The court found the second convict, his former commissioner of Finance Jonnes udeogo guilty of 34 counts.

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