Former governor James Ibori released from prison

The former governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori, has been released from a UK prison. where he has spent four years and eight months.

Ibori has spent close to five years in the United Kingdom Jail.

Mr. Ibori, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, was accused in February 2012 of stealing $250m from the Delta State public purse.

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Ibori was governor oof the state between 1999 and 2007, admitted to fraud totaling nearly £50m.

He was jailed on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, for 13 years by the Southwark Crown Court. after pleading guilty to ten counts of money laundering and conspiracy to defraud.

He pleaded guilty to ten counts of money laundering and conspiracy to defraud.

 More details soon…