Court Sentences Ex Taraba Gov Nyame To 14 Years In Prison
The Federal Capital Territory High Court has sentenced a former Governor of Taraba State, Mr Jolly Nyame, to 14 years in prison without an option of fine.
Justice Adebukola Banjoko, in her ruling, found Jolly Nyame guilty of misappropriation of public funds up to the tune of N250 million. The Judge also found the ex Taraba Governor guilty of “misappropriation and misapplication of N165 million with dishonest intention.”
Nyame served as Taraba State governor between 1999 and 2007.