Friday, September 18, 2020
Add this page to Blinklist Add this page to Del.icoi.us Add this page to Digg Add this page to Facebook Add this page to Furl Add this page to Google Add this page to Ma.Gnolia Add this page to Newsvine Add this page to Reddit Add this page to StumbleUpon Add this page to Technorati Add this page to Yahoo


ideas have consequences

You are here:Home>>Strategic Research & Analysis>>Orji Uzor Kalu's Ordeal: Sentenced to 12 years in prison by Justice Mohammed Idris
Thursday, 05 December 2019 20:00

Orji Uzor Kalu's Ordeal: Sentenced to 12 years in prison by Justice Mohammed Idris

Written by Administrator
Orji setting out from the court Orji setting out from the court daily post

Orji Uzor Kalu, the former governor of Abia State and the present Senate’s Chief Whip of APC dominated senate was sentenced to 12 years in prison at Federal High Court in Lagos by  Justice Mohammed Idris. Kalu was found guilty of 39 counts of N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering.


Kalu’s co-defendants are his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited and Udeh Udeogu. Udeogu was the Director of Finance and Accounts at the Abia State Government House during Kalu’s tenure as governor was  sentenced  for 10 years  in prison

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



Kalu after the judgment was seen wiping his tears with a white handkerchief, the Nation reports.



Speaking after sentencing while been whisked away by the warders, Kalu said: “‘2023, here we come.”



He, however, begged the wardens not to handcuff him in public.



“Where are you taking us to now?




” Please don’t handcuff me. I will follow you,” Kalu requested.

 

Credit Daily Post

Last modified on Thursday, 05 December 2019 21:30

Add comment