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Orji Kalu Reveals Real Reason He Was Handed 12-Year Jail Term



Orji Uzor Kalu

The Former Governor of Abia State, who is also the Senate’s Chief Whip, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has made a shocking revelation why he was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment.

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday found the ex Governor guilty of 7.65 billions fraud and he was sentenced 12 years in jail.

Revealing why he was sentenced, he said, it is all because of 2023 General Election. This according to the statement he made while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers, he said ‘2023, here we come’.

Justice Mohammed Idris also convicted and sentenced the former Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment, while his co- convict a former Director of Finance in Abia State Government House, Udeh Jones Udeogu, was also sentenced to 10 years imprisonment.

The court found him and his co-defendants guilty of the entire 39 counts filed against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Justice Idris sentenced Kalu, to five years imprisonment each from counts one to 11 and three years each from counts 23 to 33.

He was also sentenced to 12 years each, from counts 34 to 38 and five years on count 39.

The total sentence is 133 years imprisonment, but he would be serving 12 years.



  1. Makanjuola Adigun Muhammed.

    December 6, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    All hail Biafra

  2. Kelvin Agbogidi

    December 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    What role will you play in 2023? Go and serve your sentence

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