Court hears Kalu’s motion seeking immediate release from prison

Akeem Nafiu Justice Mohammed Liman of a Federal High Court in Lagos will on June 2 hear a motion filed by a former Abia State Governor and Senate’s Chief Whip, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, seeking his immediate release from prison. In the motion on notice, the former governor is asking the court to set aside his trial over alleged N7.1 billion fraud and subsequent conviction by Justice Mohammed Idris (now of the Court of Appeal). The motion for Charge No FHC ABJ/CR 56/2007, which was brought pursuant to Section 180…

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