A viral post says the F.C.T Federal High Court sentenced Ex-Governor Orji Theodore Ahamefule to death by hanging for an alleged fraud of 150Billion.
Yes, the former governor of Abia state and current serving senator of Abia central is under trial for corruption charges. Still, no courts sentenced Orji to death.
A viral post acquired via Facebook says that the Federal High Court FCT sentenced to death former Governor of Abia state, Theodore for alleged 150billion naira fraud.
However, following the sensational headline, one thing stands out. The body of the story is devoid of any, raising questions on the credibility of the post.
Dubawa checks revealed that Theodore Ahamefule, serving senator representing Abia central is just facing corruption trial. A petition filed against him accused him of diverting…
“N383 billion revenue from the Federation Account and N55 billion Excess Crude revenue, N2.3 billion Sure-P revenue, N1.8 billion ecological funds, N10.5 billion loan, N12 billion Paris Club refund, N2 billion agricultural loan, and N55 billion ASOPADEC money while in office.”Premium Times Excerpt
Further, a Premium Times correspondent conversant with the case told Dubawa that Mr Orji has not been arrested. Our source also confirmed that he is yet to appear in courts. Hence, the claim that he was sentenced to death by the court is FALSE.