Embattled erstwhile governor of Abia state, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has finally been released from the Kuje Custodial Centre, Abuja the Correctional Centre he was confined to serve a 12-year-long jail term.
Orji Kalu who is the current senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, was sentenced following a court order by the a Federal High Court in Lagos.
However, Justice Mohammad Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos has now ordered for Senator Kalu to be released on Tuesday.
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Orji was convicted for an over corruption and alleged looting of over ₦7 billion while serving has governor of Abia state in December 2019.
He was finally released from his prison sentence early Tuesday evening, June 2.