The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu is finally out from Kuje Prison, 9news Nigeria can authoritatively report.
9News Nigeria correspondent reports that Sen. Orji Kalu was released around 6:00pm today.
9News Nigeria recalls that a Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, granted a motion by the former Governor of Abia, Orji Uzor Kalu, seeking his release from the Kuje Prison custody.
Justice Mohammed Liman before who the applicant’s motion was pending, granted the prayer of the applicant, and ordered the release of Kalu, from prison.
Kalu was sentenced to 12 years for N7.2billion fraud belonging to Abia.
The verdict was handed down by Justice Mohammed Idris on Dec. 5, 2019, while his co-defendant, Jonnes Udeogo had bagged a 10 years jail term.