Court sentence Ngilari, ex Adamawa state Governor to Prision

James Bala Ngilari, former Governor of Adamawa state

Former Governor of Adamawa State, Bala James Ngilari,has finally was on Monday jailed without an option of fine by a federal High Court in Yola, the Adamawa State capita.

The sentence, according to the judge was slammed on the ex-governor for failing to adhere to the procurement laws of the state.

In a 75-minute long ruling, Justice Nathan Musa found the former governor guilty of four charges, and discharged him on one, which bordered on conspiracy.

He sentenced the former governor to five years in prison, and said the convict is serve his term in any prison of his choice.

The judge also discharged and acquitted former Secretary to the State Government, and the Commissioner of Finance, who were second and third defendants in the case

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