Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, has linked his time in jail to the 2023 presidency.
In a press release by his spokesman, Peter Eze, Kalu mentioned politicians have been claiming he was affected by jail expertise.
NAN stories that the All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain described his opponents as “little-minded”.
“My conspirators thought I might be president in 2023, in order that they determined to chop my journey quick in any respect price,” he said.
Kalu identified that Joseph within the Bible went to jail. He additionally cited former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The lawmaker added that the episode was a part of life’s script and that he had moved on.
Senator Kalu was sentenced to Kuje Correctional Centre for 12 years on December 5, 2019 for allegedly misappropriating N7billion as Abia Governor.
On Might 8, 2020, the Supreme Court docket upturned his trial and conviction by Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal Excessive Court docket in Lagos.
The courtroom declared that Idris lacked the jurisdiction to strive the matter, having been elevated to the Court docket of Attraction.
Orji Kalu hyperlinks jail time period to 2023 presidency