The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced Ese Oruru’s abductor, one Yinusa Dahiru to 26 years in prison.
Ese Oruru, it could be recalled, was abducted as a teenager to Kano State, converted into Islam and forced into marriage by Yinusa Dahiru.
The court presided over by Justice Jane Inyang, while delivering the long-awaited judgement, acquitted Dahiru on Count One.
She, however, jailed him five years (count two), seven years (count three) seven years (count four) and seven years, count five.
The sentences, according to the judge. would run concurrently.