A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has convicted Senator Orji Uzor Kalu a former governor of Abia State.
The former Governor of Abia State was charged with N7.65bn fraud, an act he perpetrated when he was Abia State governor between 1999 and 2007.
He has been convicted to a 12-year imprisonment.
Kalu was found guilty of all 39 charges of fraud brought against him before the court.
He was convicted alongside his company, Slok Nigeria Ltd and his former Director of Finance, Ude Udeogu.
He has also been asked to forfeit his companies’ assets to the federal government.