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Supreme Court overturns Bode George's corruption charges

13 December 2013, 13:13

Abuja - The Supreme Court has overturned the corruption charges against the former vice chairman of the People's Democratic Party, Olabode George, Saharareporters reports.

George was convicted and jailed for 30 months for corruption by the Lagos State High Court while he was the chairman of the Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) in 2009.

The presiding judge, John Afolabi Fabiyi, ruled that the charges of "contract splitting" on which George was convicted is unknown to law, so the conviction charges were quashed.

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