Breaking: UNICAL Professor jailed for manipulating 2019 election result




A High Court in Akwa Ibom state has jailed Professor Peter Ogban for manipulating election results in favour of the All Progressives Congress against the Peoples Democratic Party.

Professor Ogban, a Professor of soil science at the University of Calabar was the returning officer in the senatorial election in Akwa Ibom north-west in 2019.

On count one, the presiding judge, Augustine Odoko ordered him to pay a fine of N100,000 while on count two he was sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of a fine.

He was prosecuted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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