James Ibori was a Nigerian Governor of Delta State from 29th May of the year 1999 until 29th May of 2007. In addition to that, he is also the member of People’s Democratic Party. He was in the jail in the UK but recently, he has ben released. Talking about his personal life biography, Ibori has already got married. He is married to his wife named Theresa. The pair tied their knots with each other in London, England. In 1990, Ibori and his wife were arrested for theft from one of the stores and they were fined £300. The next year, he was convicted of handling the stolen credit card and then fined £100.
Now, let us find some more details related to the bio of Ibori that has been obtained from different sources. He is the native of Oghara, Delta, State, Nigeria. He came into this world on 4th August of the year 1959 which has now made him reach at the age of 57. Although he is known just by the name James Ibori, his full name is James Onanefe Ibori. He was born to the family of late chief Ukavbe Ibori and Mrs. Comfort Oji Ibori.
He went to get his education from the Baptist High School, Oghareki which is now the Oghareki School. After that, he proceeds to the University of Benin from where he gained the Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Statistics. In the 1980s, he moved to London, England where he met his future wife.
Between 1994 and 1997, he returned to Nigeria and then started to serve as a consultant to Federal Government of President Sani Abacha in the areas of public policy formulation as and implementation. Later in 1999, he took out the mortgage on a property in the Abbey Road, London. For masking his previous convictions in the UK. he obtained the false birth certificate and also the passport.
His political career started in 1990 when Ibori joined National Republican Convention. The following year, he was nominated to the contest for Federal House of Representatives seat, for representing Ethiope Federal Constituency. He then lost the election to Social Democratic Party candidate. On 27th February of 2012, he was accused of stealing US$250 million from a Nigerian Public Purse. He pleaded guilty to the ten counts of the money laundering as well as conspiracy to defraud at the Southwark crown Court, London.
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