The Supreme Court has nullified the Conviction of a Former Governor of Abia State Dr Orji Uzor Kalu
Supreme Court holds that Justice Idris JCA lacked jurisdiction to try and convict Orji Uzor Kalu and 2 Ors. Decision convicting them has been set aside by the Supreme Court. Section 396 (7) of ACJA is unconditional.
The Court ordered fresh trial.
Senatoe Orji Uzor Kalu would by the ruling be released from prison.