Court jails ex-PDP spokesman, Olisa Metu to 39 years in prison

The former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metu has been sentenced to 39 in prison for money laundering.

This was the judgement of a Federal High Court Abuja, presided over by Okon Abang, on Tuesday.

The Judge found him guilty on the seven-count charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

EFCC had accused Metu of illegally receiving N400 million from the office of the National Security Adviser, prior to the 2015 general election.

On counts one and two, Metuh bagged seven years each, on count three, five years; count four, seven years; counts five and six, three years each and he got seven years for count 7.

The Judge however held that all the years are to run concurrently, meaning Metuh would spend seven years in prison.


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