Senate President Lawan, others storm Orji Kalu’s residence

On Thursday, Senate President Ahmad Lawal, led other Senators to the residence of the Chief Whip of the upper legislative chamber, Orji Uzor Kalu, after the Abia lawmaker was released from prison during the week.

The former Abia State Governor reclaimed freedom on Wednesday after months of detention.

He walked out of Kuje Correctional Center after completement of release formalies.

Recall that the former Governor, alongside a former Director of Finance and Account of Abia State, Ude Jones Udeogu, were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on 36 counts of money laundering to the tune of N7.1 billion.

They were jailed in December they begged the verdict of the court.

Kalu and the other visiting lawmakers all wore face masks but did not observe social distancing.

Source: Daily Post

Tread Started by: Neon Emmanuel On 9:23am Jun 5