Photos: Warri billionaire Ayiri Emami and his friends celebrate release of James Ibori


There was jubilation in Asaba following the release of former Delta State governor, James Ibori from the UK prison. Meanwhile, in Warri, billionaire businessman, Chief Ayri Emami and his friends celebrated the release of Ibori last night.

“It is a thing of joy and am so elated that I am alive to witness this uncompromising release of our leader” he was quoted to have said during the celebration.

Ibori, who was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment in the UK in April 17, 2012, after he pleaded guilty to 10 counts of fraud and money-laundering, was released on Wednesday on order of the court.

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