Court Jails Farouk Lawan 7 years Over $500k Bribe Scandal

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja has on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, convicted former member of House of Representatives from Kano State, Farouk Lawan for receiving $500,000 bribe from a businessman, Femi Otedola.



Justice Angella Otaluka convicted Lawan on the three-count charge on which he was tried by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC).

The judge sentenced him to seven years imprisonment in respect of counts one and two and five years on count three.

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