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(UPDATED) N7.65bn Fraud: Former Abia State Governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, Others Jailed 12 Years

CONVICTED SENATOR ORJI UZOR KALU 

By Francis IWUCHUKWU 

IKOYI, LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA - A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, Nigeria, on Thursday (today) convicted and sentenced the former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu alongside two others to twelve years imprisonment. 

The court, presided over by Justice Mohammed Idris (JCA) arrived at the decision after finding Senator Orji Uzor Kalu alongside two others guilty of fraud to the tune of N7.65bn. 

Others convicted and sentenced alongside Senator Orji Uzor Kalu 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.

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