JUST IN: Court jails ex-Minister, 2 others


The Federal High Court sitting in Jos, on Tuesday, sentenced the former minister of Water Resources, Sarah Ochekpe, Raymond Dabo and Evangelist Leo Sunday Jitung to three months imprisonment each.

The three defendants have been standing trial for the past four years on charges bordering on conspiracy and money laundering.

The sentence, however, has an option of N1,000,000 fine.