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JUST IN: Orji Uzor Kalu released from Kuje prison

JUST IN: Orji Uzor Kalu released from Kuje prison

Former Governor of Abia State and the current Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate has been released from kuje prison on Wednesday evening.

The former Governor who was prosecuted by EFCC for allegedly defrauding Abia State, we gathered, is currently in his Abuja residence.

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had on Tuesday ordered his mmediate release from Kuje correctional center.

Kalu’s lawyer had prayed the court to set aside the December 5, 2019 conviction, since the supreme Court had held on May 8, that justice Idris who gave the judgement convicting him did not have jurisdiction.

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