Former Delta State governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, has described reports that he was deported by the British authorities to Nigeria, as malicious and misleading.
Chief Ibori also reiterated that the trial leading to his conviction by a British Court was marred by corruption and he would challenge his conviction by the court.
The former governor, who received a rousing welcome when he returned to Nigeria on Saturday after serving out his jail term in the UK, spoke through his Media Assistant, Mr Tony Eluemunor in a statement issued on Monday. Ibori also denied knowledge of a Twitter Account being rumoured to
be operated by him.
The statement explained that though Ibori had wanted to land at Osubi Airstrip in Okpe Local Government Area of the state, he had to change his mind for the Benin Airport, to avoid gridlocks and a lock-down of economic activities his landing would have caused.
The statement reads: