In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 01st, September, 2020

I Gained’t Hesitate To Serve Nigeria If Given The Alternative- Orji Uzor Kalu

I Won’t Hesitate To Serve Nigeria If Given The Opportunity- Orji Uzor Kalu


Orji Uzor Kalu

Orji Uzor Kalu, the Former Abia state governor and Senate chief whip who was sentenced to 12 years in jail has over alleged fraud has disclosed that he wouldn’t hesitate to function Nigeria’s president if given the chance by the citizens.

Kalu disclosed this to newsmen after a personal go to to former Army leaders, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar, in Minna, on Monday, August 31.

“I’m nonetheless within the senate, and I’ll search for re-election into the senate but when our individuals need me to function president I cannot hesitate. Zoning is just not a constitutional matter in APC. Any individual can contest any put up in APC.” he stated.

In December 2019, Kalu was sentenced to 12 years in jail after he was convicted for N7.1bn fraud alongside his agency, Slok Nigeria Restricted, and a former Director of Finance throughout his tenure as governor, Ugo Udeogu.

The Supreme court docket on Could eight, 2020, upturned Kalu and Udeogo’s conviction on grounds that the presiding choose, Justice Mohammed Idris, lacked the jurisdiction to have presided over their case. He was launched from Kuje jail on June three, 2020.


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