Justice Idris of a federal high court in Lagos has imposed a sentence of two years imprisonment or a N10million fine on Christian Nwosu, a staff of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) who pleaded guilty to collecting N30 million naira bribe.
The money was said to be part of a bribe money allegedly dished out by a former minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke in the run up to the 2015 general elections.
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Nwosu who had entered a plea bargain with the EFCC also has a choice of proceeding with trial.
His lawyers pleaded for time to make a decision and the judge granted their request and adjourned till the 3rd of May.
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