Six former governors who have been jailed for corruption


Fasanmi Abiola

 

Here are lists of some former governors who have been successfully tried for corruption and jailed.

James Bala Ngilari

Ngilari, a former governor of Adamawa State was sentenced to 5 years in Jail in 2017 with no option in fine for awarding contract without due process to the tune of N167 million.

Joshua Dariye

Dariye is a former governor of Plateau state. He was a serving senator in 2018. He was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment over criminal breach of trust and two years for misappropriation of public funds. He was charged with embezzling N1.162 billion ecological funds belonging to his state. His jail term was later shortened to 10 years.

Jolly Nyame

He was a former governor of Taraba State. Nyame was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment without option of fine after being found guilty of 27 out of 41 counts of alleged diversion of public funds.
Lucky Igbinedon

Igbinedion, a former governor of Edo state was sentenced to six months imprisonment in 2008 for money…



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