//Senate Says Convicted Chief Whip, Orji Kalu Will Receive Salary, Entitlements

Senate Says Convicted Chief Whip, Orji Kalu Will Receive Salary, Entitlements

The senate has disclosed that the convicted Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, will continue to receive his salaries and all other entitlements while in prison, despite the fact that he will not be performing any legislative function from prison.
The spokesperson of the Senate, Godiya Akwashiki who revealed this in Abuja explained that despite his conviction, Kalu remains a sitting senator and will be paid all of his entitlements in full.
Akwashiki further added that until the case gets to the Supreme Court and a final judgement is given, Kalu remains a serving lawmaker.