FLASH || Court Jails Former Adamawa Governor For Corruption06 Mar 2017
Court in-prisons Former Adamawa Governor For Corruption
A High Court in Yola, on Monday sentenced a former Governor of Adamawa state, Mr James Bala Ngilari, to five years in prison without the option of fine for failing to adhere to the procurement laws of the state.
in view of his (Ngilari) invaluable contribution while he was the governor of the state during the trying moment of insurgency.
The judge further stated that Ngilari would serve the sentence in the prison of his choice in the country “but for now he should start with Yola prison.”
Musa expressed hope that the conviction and sentence of Ngilari would serve as a deterrent to serving governors who engage in doing things without following due process.
It is my hope that this conviction and sentence will serve as deterrent to serving governors..