Nigerians have taken to social media to react to news the Federal Capital Territory High Court has sentenced a former governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame, to 14 years in prison without an option of fine.
Justice Adebukola Banjoko today delivered judgment in the N1.64bn fraud trial involving former Governor of Taraba State, and the accused was first arraigned in 2007 (trial has been on for 11 years).
Is it the same Jolly Nyame.. 2baba was feeling like in one of his songs? 😁…
*I dey feel like Jolly Nyame 🎶 https://t.co/Qf6EEdou4V
— JOSiaH . (@Joshariez) May 30, 2018
I believe that if all former governors from 99 are diligently prosecuted like Rev. Jolly Nyame, they will all go to jail. @officialEFCC
— ifeanyi (@onyeisiokanga) May 30, 2018
@officialEFCC reports a 14 year jail term for former Gov of Taraba, Jolly Nyame for criminal breach of trust, with lesser sentences for graticification, dishonesty and misappropriation to run concurrently with no option of a fine.Maybe, just maybe there is still hope for Nija
— Kadaria Ahmed (@KadariaAhmed) May 30, 2018
The judge legit compared Jolly Nyame with Ali Baba and his forty thieves situation 😂😂
— Daddy D.O🇳🇬 (@DOlusegun) May 30, 2018
Now that rule of law has sentenced Jolly Nyame, who fapped N1.6Billion Taraba's money under "My Watch," to 14yrs imprisonment, It's now time for Odinkalu to start campaigning against prison congestion as part of Buhari's incompetence. This jollof is burning at the bottom…eish!! pic.twitter.com/YCcGAQyx3D
— Son of David (@DrOlusesan) May 30, 2018