The president of the senate,  Ahmed Lawan, on Thursday led a delegation of senior officers to pay a solidarity visit to the chief whip of the senate, Orji-Uzor Kalu who was recently released from prison. Kalu walked free on June 3 after spending six months behind bars following his incarceration for N7.2bn fraud in December.  

Kalu walked free on June 3 after spending six months behind bars following his incarceration for N7.2bn fraud in December.

He was released following a ruling by the Supreme Court nullifying his imprisonment and ordering a retrial by the federal high court in Lagos.

Others on the delegation include Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe and Deputy Whip, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi. 

The big guns from the Red Chamber paid a solidarity visit to the Chief Whip after his release from the Kuje correctional facility in Abuja.

 

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