Court Denies Orji Uzor Kalu Bail

The Federal High Court in Lagos has rejected an application for post-conviction bail by former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, who is serving 12-year imprisonment for N7.65billion fraud.

Justice Mohammad Liman ordered Kalu to remain in correctional services custody until his appeal is heard.

On December 17, Kalu applied for bail on the grounds of Ill health and the need the represent his constituency at the Senate, where he is Chief Whip.

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