Breaking: For receiving bribe, Court sends ex-Reps member, Farouk Lawan, to jail


A former member of House of Representatives, Farouk Lawan, has been convicted by the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja for receiving $500,000 bribe from a businessman, Femi Otedola.         

Justice Angella Otaluka who convicted Lawan from Kano state announced a seven-year jail term on three count charges preferred against him by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC).

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