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“Please Don’t Handcuff Me” – Orji Uzor Kalu Begs After 12 years Sentence
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“Please Don’t Handcuff Me” – Orji Uzor Kalu Begs After 12 years Sentence

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday found APC senator, Orji Uzor Kalu, guilty of 39 counts of N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering. Kalu was charged alongside Jones Udeogo, the state Commissioner for Finance during his tenure as the governor. Ruling, Justice Mohammed Idris sentenced him to 12 years in prison. The court also ordered that the Slok Nig. Ltd. Should be shut down and its assets forfeited to the Federal Government. The court ruling has since stirred diverse reactions from Nigerians online: