BMO reacts as court sentence APC Senator, Orji Uzor Kalu to 12 years in jail

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says the conviction and sentencing of the former governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu, on N7.56 billion fraud is further proof that the war against corruption is in full swing,

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday found 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.

Reacting, in a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju in Abuja on Thursday, BMO said Kalu, being a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was not shielded from prosecution, contrary to what opposition elements had been saying about the ruling party.
Akinsiju said that the conviction of a high-ranking APC chieftain proved that the…



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