Some Nigerians have quickly reacted to the court ruling sentencing former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu to twelve years in prison.
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.
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:
Here are some comments gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter:
@Jeffphilips ” Buhari is after the Igbos that’s why Orji Kalu was convicted despite being…