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Alleged N7bn fraud: Senate President Lawan, others visit Orji Kalu after release from Kuje Prison (Photos)

Days after former Governor of Abia state was released from prison, senate president Ahmad Lawan and others senators paid a courtesy visit to the Abia-born lawmaker, Orji Uzor Kalu on Thursday, June 4.

Orji Kalu who is the Chief Whip of the upper legislative chamber regained freedom on Wednesday June 3, months.

This is coming after being jailed following his arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on 36 counts of money laundering to the tune of N7.1 billion.

Others on the senate who visited Orji Uzor Kalu include Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe and Deputy Whip, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi.

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In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that the Nigerian Correctional Service has revealed why the former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu is still in their custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in Abuja despite an order of immediate release of the convicted senator which was issued by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

 
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