Breaking: Tribunal sacked orji Kalu as Abia North Senator
The senator representing Abia North, Orji Kaly has been sacked by a tribunal in Abia.
Orji Kalu of the All Progressive Congress was declared the winner of February 23 National Assemply poll.
He defeated Sen Mao Ohuabunwa with close to 10 thousand votes different having polled 30,203.
However the tribunal nullifies his election this evening.
Kalu is an entrepreneur and politician, he was the governor of Abia state from 1999 to 2007.
He is the chairman of two media company in Nigeria, the Daily Sun, and the New Telegraph.
Apart from his investment in Media, Kalu also invested in Real estate, Oil and gas.
In 2007, kalu was charged on a 30 count charge, including N7.65 billion money laundering.
The EFCC alleged that he committed the offence while he was in public office
He was indicted with his former commisioner of Finance, Ude Udeogo and Slok Nigeria Limited.
Kalu was on Forbes 2015 Africa’s 50 richest. According to the list, The 59 year-Old net worth was $330 million
Meanwhile in 2014, Forbes listed Kalu’s net-worth as $1billion.
Updated news about Kalu: Orji Uzor Kalu sentenced to 12 years imprisonment