Orji Kalu Jailed For 12 Years Over N7.65bn Fraud

The news just coming in says a Lagos Federal High Court on Thursday, 5 December, 2019, has sentenced a serving Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu to 12 years imprisonment over N7.65 billion fraud.

The Court found him and his co-defendants guilty of the entire 39 counts filed against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Kalu was tried alongside his company, 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.

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