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Nigerians React As Orji Uzor Kalu Gets 12-Years Imprisonment

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Nigerians have reacted to the verdict of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on the former Abia state governor,Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment earlier today.

Naija News understands that the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District was found guilty on all the 39-count charges filed against him.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had charged the senator with N7.65billion fraud while in office as the Abia State governor between 1999 and 2007.

Kalu was convicted alongside his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited and his former director of finance, Ude Udeogu.

The court also ordered forfeiture of all assets of his company to the federal government.

However, in a reaction to the conviction, several Nigerians have described the actions as welcome development while others were in shock of the development.

Here are the reactions below:

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