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Former Taraba Governor Jolly Nyame sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

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Former Taraba Governor sentenced to 14 Years in Prison | BellaNaija

Jolly Nyame, a former Taraba State governor, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison, The Cable reports.

Nyame had been presented before the Abuja High Court where he was charged with 41 counts of fraud.

He was eventually found guilty of 27 counts, and was sentenced to 14 years in jail with no option of fine.

He had been brought before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for diverting N1.64 billion while he served as governor between 1999 and 2007.

5 Comments

  1. Aare farmland

    May 30, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Is he still a reverend?

    • Anon

      May 31, 2018 at 1:29 pm

      Oh you remember? There was also Rev Moses Adasu in Benue state. He’s late.

    • Aare farmland

      May 31, 2018 at 3:42 pm

      @ anon, Adasu was a Catholic father or so

  2. Temi Tope

    May 30, 2018 at 11:45 pm

    I HOPE HE ROTS IN JAIL!!! SHAMELESS MAN

  3. NDBabe

    May 31, 2018 at 3:56 am

    What about the money? Did they get it back?

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