Former governor, James Ibori released from UK prison

James Ibori

James Ibori

Mr. James Ibori, former governor of Delta State has been released from the United Kingdom prison where he had been since April 17, 2012.He has served out his prison term.

He was incarcerated by the Southwark Crown Court after he pleaded guilty to money laundering and conspiracy to defraud. He had admitted to fraud which amounts to about £50m.

He had stolen huge sum from Delta State government.It was not immediately clear whether he might be allowed to return to Nigeria because of  legal proceedings concerning the confiscation of his assets have not been resolved.

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