Orji Kalu Undergoing EFCC Trial For N7.7bn Fraud Appointed Into Buhari's Campaign


Orji Kalu Undergoing Trial For N7.7bn Fraud Appointed Into Buhari’s Campaign Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia state, has been appointed into the committee for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari, The Cable Newspaper reports. Kalu, who is standing trial for corruption, has been out of the country on alleged health grounds. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had filed a N7.7 billion fraud trial against the ex-governor. The campaign team constituted by wife of the president is co-chaired by Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Salamatu Baiwa Umar, women leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is national coordinator of the team. Binta Muazu is deputy national coordinator, north, while Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagu, special assistant to the president on justice reforms, is deputy national coordinator, south. Mairo Al-Makura, wife of Nasarawa governor, and Adejoke O. Adefulure will serve as vice-chairpersons of north and south respectively. Some governors’ wives such as Rashida Bello (Kogi), Zainab Bagudu (Kebbi), Nkechi Okorocha (Imo) and Florence Ajimobi (Oyo) will serve as zonal leaders of the north-central, north-east, north-west, south-east and south-west respectively. Judith Amaechi, wife of Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, will serve as zonal leader of the south-south. Hameed Ali, comptrolller-general of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), and Orji Uzor Kalu, a former governor of Abia, also made the president’s wife list. Festus Keyamo, a lawyer and spokesman of the Buhari 2019 campaign, and Muiz Banire, a former national legal adviser of APC, were also named as part of the team. Contact Editor using editor@skytrendnews.com or call direct 0808 360 9209. READ ALSO! More Nigerians Becoming Extremely Poor, 40% Of World’s Poorest To Live There And Congo By 2050 READ ALSO! More Nigerians Now Living In Extreme Poverty — International Labour Congress READ ALSO! 10million More Nigerians Have Been Lifted From Poverty Under Buhari — Presidency Says READ ALSO! Buhari Reacts To Boko Haram’s Threat To Kill Leah Sharibu READ ALSO! More Nigerians Getting Killed, Getting Poorer, Hungrier Under Buhari’s Incompetent Regime — PDP READ ALSO! More Nigerians Have Been Murdered In Attacks Since January More Than Entire 2017 — Amnesty International READ ALSO! 10million More Nigerians Have Been Lifted From Poverty Under Buhari — Presidency Says READ ALSO! More Nigerians Travelling Out Due To Economic Hardship, Over 500,000 Since 2016 READ ALSO! The Smart CEO: Top 5 Websites To Get Cheap Domain Name Registration READ ALSO! More Nigerians In Kano, Katsina Now Using Hard Drugs — Group Says READ ALSO! More Nigerians Dying Hourly From Tuberculosis, 18 Every Hour — WHO READ ALSO! Between GoDaddy And Namecheap: Making The Best Choice For Domain Name Registrar READ ALSO! Nigeria Couples: Now You Can Know If Your Partner Is Cheating On You; SEE 11 SURE Ways]]>