A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced former People’s Democratic Party spokesman, Olisa Metuh to seven years in prison for N400 million fraud and has been ordered to pay 375million to the Federal Government. Court sentence.
Justice Okon Abang delivering judgement declared him guilty of all charges relating to diversion of funds.
Olisa Metuh alongside his company, Destra Investment were prosecuted by the EFCC on a seven-count bordering on fraud and diversion of money from the office of the National Security Adviser. Court sentence.
In the 7 count amended charge, they were accused by EFCC of diversion of N400m from the office of the NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, money also gotten from illegal acts.
Justice Abang in ruling said, the law is clear, I am not above it, I cannot go above the law. If I had a discretion in this matter, I would have tilted it in his Olisa Metuh favour.
It’s a lesson to others who are faced facts in a case such as this, to try not to be assertive. Rather to try and settle amicable.
The first convict shall also pay a fine of 375 million to the Federal Government .