Court rules on Kalu

1 Comment » July 26th, 2007 posted by // Categories: Favorite Articles

Thousands of angry protesters on Wednesday besieged the premises of the Federal High Court in Abuja, demanding the immediate and unconditional release of the former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, from prison custody.

The placard-carrying protesters who came in 10 luxury buses and eight Toyota Coaster buses, wondered why Kalu, who they described as their leader, was being singled out for persecution by the Federal Government.

Accusing former President Olusegun Obasanjo of masterminding the travails of the presidential candidate of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), the protesters described the arrest and subsequent detention of Kalu as a frontal attack against the Igbo race.

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One Response to “Court rules on Kalu”

  1. Dominic says:

    Kalu’s people can rent as many supporters as they want, but the case is before the courts, and justice will have its day. I hope these cases don’t into Alam’s-type trial. It is important that the courts conclude these EFCC cases as quickily as possible, preferably within three months, and hopefully no more than 6 months.

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