Orji Uzor Kalu: No basis to query judgement – SERAP, CDHR react

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and some other civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Gov. Orji Uzor Kalu of Abia, by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

DAILY POST reports that Justice Mohammed Idris convicted Kalu on 39 counts of N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Justice Mohammed sentenced Kalu to 12 years in prison for N7.65 billion fraud. 

Reacting, the Executive Director of SERAP, Mr Adetokunbo Mumuni, hailed the judiciary for justice delivery.

Mumuni said that the judiciary was playing its part in the anti-graft war.

“What we see now is that the judiciary is trying to live up to expectations; what must be done has to be…

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