The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu who recently left the Nigerian Correctional Centre has been officially welcomed back to the Senate on Tuesday by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.
This is coming days after the senate president Ahmad Lawan and others senators paid a courtesy visit to the Abia-born lawmaker, Orji Uzor Kalu on Thursday, June 4 shortly after he was released from prison.
WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that Nigeria Correctional Centre has released former Abia Governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu from Kuje Custodial Centre in Abuja where he was serving a 12-year sentence.
Recall that the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has found a former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu and two others guilty of N7.65bn fraud.
Recall that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecuted Orji Kalu and a former Commissioner for Finance in the state, Ude Udeogo for fraud.