JUST IN: Court orders immediate release of Orji Uzor Kalu from prison
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the immediate release of former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu from the Kuje correctional centre in Abuja.
Justice Mohammed Liman gave the order after listening to an application filed by Senator Kalu seeking to set aside the conviction of December 5, 2019.
Tribune Online reports that the Supreme Court had on May 8 ruled that the judgement that convicted Kalu, chief whip of the senate, was given without jurisdiction.
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