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BREAKING: Senator Nwaoboshi Heads to Supreme Court Over 7 Years Sentence

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Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has vowed to appeal the 7 years jail term slammed on him.

DAILY REPORT recalls that Nwaoboshi was sentenced to 7 years imprisonment by the Lagos Division of the Appeal Court on Friday.

The lawmaker was found guilty of money laundering by presiding judge, Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, who also ordered for the defendant’s two companies to be wounded up.

Reacting to the ruling, Senator Nwaoboshi vowed to challenge the Court of Appeal judgment at the Supreme Court.

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In a statement by his Media team on Friday night, Nwaoboshi expressed confidence that the Supreme Court will subject the judgment to critical review accordingly.

The Statement titled “COURT OF APPEAL JUDGMENT” read;

“The attention of SPON Media has been drawn to the news making rounds about the judgement of the Court of Appeal, Lagos over a matter which EFCC filed against Chief, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, the Senator representing Delta North at the Senate.

“It is not unusual to have judgements that astound the parties, depending on where the pendulum swings.

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“The judgement, the news of which is in the media arose from an appeal by EFCC against the judgment of the Federal High Court, Lagos, which discharged and acquitted Distinguished Senator & Co-Defendants at the trial level.

“Steps are being taken to challenge the Court of Appeal judgment immediately and we are confident that the Supreme Court will subject the judgment to critical review accordingly.”

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