The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has officially welcomed the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, back to the Senate.
Kalu arrived at the National Assembly complex at about 9 am on Tuesday morning.
“I just want to thank God for everything that has happened.
“It is the will of God. I want to urge Nigerians to keep hope alive,” he told reporters before entering the building.
Kalu was released after six months of incarceration at the Kuje Correctional Centre.
— TVC News (@tvcnewsng) June 9, 2020
Meanwhile Nigerians on twitter has reacted to his return to the senate;
Sen Orji Uzor Kalu returns to the Senate house days after he was released from Prison; his case was set aside by the Supreme court
I Love Nigeria pic.twitter.com/Hx6lmHI3tQ
— Adenekan Mayowa (@Mayorspeaks) June 9, 2020
The Senate president and other senators from both party, PDP and APC celebrate Orji Uzor Kalu's victory over Nigeria. And he will return to the Senate to make laws for the country. It's a bipartisan effort oo. Senators were there to celebrate his release.what a lawless nations!
— mamaAfricA (@halimaimam2) June 8, 2020
BREAKING: Senator Orji Uzor Kalu returns to the Senate and resumed his duty as the Chief whip. Corruption fighters 🤣😂🤣😂🤣dead country
— Nb.luv (@nblove81282931) June 9, 2020