Orji Kalu to be released from prison as demanded by the Supreme Court
A Federal High Court in Lagos has on Tuesday 2nd of June ordered the immediate release of former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu from Kuje Prison.
Justice Mohammed Liman gave the order after listening to an application filed by Kalu in which he was allegedly seeking to set aside the conviction of December 5, 2019.
It was gathered that the Supreme Court had on May 8, ruled that the judgment that convicted Kalu, the chief whip of the Senate, was given without jurisdiction.
It will be recalled that in December 5, 2019, a Federal High Court in Lagos sentenced Kalu.
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