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N3.2bn fraud: Court rules on Orji Kalu’s application today

A Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos will on Tuesday (today) take a position on the application against the amended charge filed by the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, Slok Nigeria Limited and the state’s former Commissioner for Finance, Udeh Jones Udeogu.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), had filed a second amended charge against the former governor and others on allegation of fraud to the tune of N3.2 billion from Abia State Government’s treasury between 2001 and 2005.

Justice Mohammed Idris, yesterday arrived at the decision to deliver his ruling on the applications after entertaining arguments from both prosecution and the defendants.

Uzor-Kalu alongside others particularly during Monday’s proceedings urged Justice Idris to dismiss the second amended charge instituted by the anti-graft agency.

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