Judge orders arrest of former Enugu governor, Nnamani

Chimaroke Nnamani
Former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani

A federal judge in Lagos has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Chimaroke Nnamani, a former governor of Enugu State.

Justice Chuka Obiozor while delivering a ruling said the defendant’s lawyer had not given any reasonable evidence as to why his client was absent in court.

Mr. Nnamani’s lawyer had told the court the former governor had undergone a heart surgery in the U.S but the prosecution said the photographs brought by the lawyer were taken in 2014.

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Ben Ezeamalu is an Assistant Managing Editor and the Head of Lagos Operations/Metro Editor at PREMIUM TIMES. A graduate of Microbiology from the University of Jos, Ben won the 2015 Africa Fact-Check Awards and was a runner-up in the 2014 CNN/Multichoice African Journalists of the Year.

Twitter: @callmebenfigo.


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