Etie, was adamant after the verdict saying the judgement as flawed insisting that the rationale was unknown to Nigerian law and cannot stand.
“This is just a temporal distraction from his (Kalu’s) legislative duty, we are challenging it. We are sure of victory just like the Tribunal case.
"The ruling cannot stand.
“How can you say a company that has been in existence before he became governor should be wind up? Does it make sense?”.
When queried if the judgement had direct legal implications on the Senator's seat and office as Chief Whip, the barrister said the positions would not be affected.
The legal practitioner also assured the public that the judgement will be appealed from the Appeal Court up to the Supreme Court, insisting that there was no cause for alarm.
Orji Kalu also seemed to be steadfast cracking a small smile as the verdict was read while shaking his head in disbelief. He then asked the wardens not to handcuff him as they approached promising to go with them peacefully, which he did.