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LOL! Former Adamawa Governor jailed 5 years for corruption granted bail again

Nigeria's justice system for politicians reach to laugh. Former governor of Adamawa, Bala Ngilari has been granted bail by the Federal High Court in Yola. 

Ngilari who was jailed for corruption on Monday, March 6, was granted bail on health grounds.

Ngilari was convicted by Justice Nathan Musa for failing to adhere to the procurement laws of Adamawa state during his tenure as the governor of the state. 

He was found guilty of four charges of giving N167 million contract without due process.

In his ruling, Justice Musa said the law states that the convict shall not be given an option of fine. 

While handing down his ruling, Musa said the former governor can chose to serve his jail term in any prison of his choice.

Having appealed the court's ruling, the judge said Ngilari is expected to remain in a prison facility pending the decision of the appeal court on his matter. 

A convicted ex-governor who should be in prison has been granted bail on health grounds. Smh!

14 comments:

  1. That's how stupid d system is.

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  2. This is first time am hearing this, bail after judgement, someone said the rich will always have their way, now i believe.
    #Believe

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  3. Y d bail, he should serve d hail term

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  4. Corrupt are the people that freed him....

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  5. Chai will this country ever witness justice?

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  6. This is Nigeria where anything goes and can happen. Different justice systems for the rich and the poor. May God save Nigeria.

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  7. What do you have to say about those whom stole our money but walking freely on the streets

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  8. naija, d tin dey for our blood, e don te

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  9. Why are they always falling sick after stealing money.

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  10. Corruption has stained everiwere..

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