…A Week After Supreme Court Judgement
Former Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu is seeking immediate release from prison a week after Supreme Court judgement – Orji Kalu filed an application before the Federal High Court Lagos. The former governor also wants an order setting aside his conviction.
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has filed an application before seeking his release from the Nigerian Correctional Service in Kuje, Abuja after the Supreme Court nullified his 12-year sentencing.
According to Channels TV, Kalu’s application which was filed on Tuesday, May 12, has been assigned to Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court Lagos. Respondents listed on to the application alongside Kalu’s company, include former Director of Finance, Abia State Government House, Ude Jones Udeogu, an aide to the former governor.
The Abia state former governor also wants an order setting aside his conviction dated December 5, 2019, since the apex court held that it was given without jurisdiction