Court Sentence Orji Kalu to 12yrs in Prison
The Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, and two others, who were charged withN7.1bn fraud. In his Judgment, JusticeIdris Mohammed said the former governor was guilty of 12 count charge of N7.12bnfraud. 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 Presiding Judgehowever stated that Slok Nigeria limited be to wind up and stole with its proceed given to the federal government.