Court Frees Orji Kalu From Prison

Former Abia State governor, Orji Kalu who was jailed for allegedly stealing public funds, has been released from custody.

Kalu was freed from the Nigerian correctional facility in Kuje, Abuja, on Friday morning, after a Supreme Court verdict, source said to newsmen.

He has now moved to his residence off Queen Amina Street within the perimeter of Aso Rock Presidential Villa.

Kalu’s release came moments after the Supreme Court voided his conviction in December 2019 in a multi-billion naira corruption trial.

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