Saturday, 17 November 2012
Prison Love: Ibori buys full page newspaper advert to wish Alamieyeseigha a happy birthday
Former Imprisoned Governor of Delta State James Onafefe Ibori, today bought a full-page advert in a Nigerian newspaper to congratulate his peer, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, on his 60th birthday. Mr. Alamieyeseigha was a former governor of Bayelsa State. Like Mr. Ibori,...
he was ensnared in legal trouble in the UK for his money laundering activities. He escaped from UK authorities and arrived in Nigeria where he was tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and jailed. The preposterous birthday message to Alamieyeseigha appeared on page 16 of The Nation newspaper which is owned by former Governor Bola Tinubu of Lagos State.