Orji Kalu finally gets judgment date after 12-year trial for alleged theft of Abia money

Posted by News Express | 22 October 2019 | 465 times

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•Former Governor Orji Kalu

Former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, and two others on trial for the past 12 years over alleged N7.65bn theft of Abia government money, will know their fate soon. 

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, announced Dec. 2, as judgment date after the prosecution and the defence adopted their written addresses. 

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 between 1999 and 2007.

Kalu was charged to court by the EFCC. (NAN)

 


Source: News Express

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