James Ibori Finally Released from UK Prison

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Former Delta State, James Ibori
Former Delta State, James Ibori

The Former governor of Delta State, Mr. James Ibori, has reportedly been released from the UK prison where he has served his four years and eight months sentence.

James Ibori was accused by EFCC in February 2012 of stealing $250m from the Delta State public purse.

Ibori, who served as Delta State Governor between 1999 and 2007, admitted to fraud totaling nearly £50m.

He subsequently 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.

The 57 years-old, was released on 21 December 2016 and the news was also confirmed by his media aid,Tony Elumenor.