Court Sentence Celebrant Who Shared Fuel Gift In Party To 2 Years In Jail Or Fine


Reports have it that a Lagos state mobile court has sentenced a socialite, Chidinma Ogbulu to two years in jail for distributing kegs of fuel as a gift during a party.

This is coming after it was reported that a viral video captures the scenario where kegs of fuel with the picture of Chindinma placed as stickers on it went around the internet which drew the attention of the Lagos state government.

The case was preceded by Chief Magistrate Kehinde Ogundare who sentenced the socialite to three months’ imprisonment or fine N15, 000 fine on count one of the three-count charge, and one year imprisonment or N500,000 fine on the second count.

Chief Magistrate Kehinde also sentenced the socialite to one-year imprisonment with an option fine of N500,000 on the third count and on the ground of violating Section 251(1), 168 (1), 244 of the Criminal Law of the state, 2015, and Section 195 (2)(b) of the Environmental Management Protection Law of the state, 2017.