We will not declare Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat vacant until he exhausts all legal options – Senate

We will not declare Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat vacant until he exhausts all legal options – Senate

We will not declare Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat vacant until he exhausts all legal options – Senate

How the Nigerian Senate says that despite being convicted by the Federal High Court Lagos, it will not declare vacant the seat of one of its leaders, Orji Uzor Kalu.

In a landmark judgment handed down on Thursday 5 December, the Federal High Court sentenced Orji Uzor Kalu to 12 years in prison for N7.1 billion fraud perpetrated while he was governor of the state of Abia.

There were calls for the Senate spokesperson Senator Godiya Akwashiki,

however, said Kalu’s seat will not be vacant until all legal options are exhausted.senate to declare Kalu’s seat vacant following the judgment.

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