A former governor of Abia state and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress within the country, leader Orji Kalu, has said the Igbo may be positive of electing a president in 2023 in the event that they help the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Kalu, who urged the Igbo to awaken and examine from their past political revel in, said that the “destiny of the Igbo in Nigerian politics is brighter now than it has ever been inside the past with the APC.”
Kalu, who spoke in Umuahia, the country capital on Sunday, maintained that generating an Igbo president “is a mission each genuine Igbo indigene need to key into and the APC is the exceptional platform to reap the dream.”
He said, “The future of Ndigbo is the brightest nowadays within the APC. as soon as Buhari finishes his 2nd tenure, I’m assuring you that either I or every other Igbo guy stands a better danger of turning into the president of Nigeria. The right thing to do is to paintings for the Presidency.
“We don’t need every other issue than the office of the President. in case you see what i have done in our villages as governor, you may understand what is going to show up if any person like me turns into the President; that the entire Nigeria might be evolved. The destiny is very brilliant and Ndigbo will experience being inside the APC. that is why we’re working very difficult to win the Anambra country election and could win the kingdom.
“it’s miles possible to have Orji Kalu in Aso Rock, if I’m alive and in true health. I’m very succesful to be President because I apprehend the macro and micro-economics of Nigeria, I don’t even see any Nigerian more capable than I’m to run for the office and work for the human beings.”
He disclosed that the APC-led government became already reconstructing the Uzuakoli/ Bende Ohafia road inside the nation through his intervention.
“while i used to be governor, i was busy maintaining that road; it’s far a nation government avenue. however when I left office, it was overlooked and the street have become deplorable. So I appealed to the Federal authorities for an intervention on that avenue and they may be doing rehabilitation work now.
“The rehabilitation is not being done via any member of the countrywide assembly; it turned into by my request. I informed the federal government that i’m able to’t go to my village anymore and i’m a member of the ruling party, because I had as soon as spent over five hours on the street because of its deplorable nation. I showed Mr. President the snap shots and he ordered for fast rehabilitation of the road.
“we are doing the road to assist the people, in order that our humans may be glad and prevent operating on their vehicles all the time. That’s what appropriate governance is all about,” Kalu said