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Sen. Orji Kalu gives update on his 2023 presidential ambition



The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has given replace on his 2023 presidential ambition following Bola Tinubu’s declaration yesterday.

Kalu stated he’s but to make up his thoughts on whether or not to contest or not.

Kalu, who spoke to NAN on arrival on the Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport, Abuja on Tuesday, stated he’ll solely now think about contesting if the All Progressives Congress (APC) zones its presidential ticket to the South-East area.

The Senator, nevertheless, recommended pro-democracy teams that had endorsed him to emerge flag bearer of the APC within the 2023 presidential election.

Kalu stated that they discovered him worthy to ship good governance to the nation.


He stated: “I wish to proceed to thank people who find themselves placing up my posters throughout Nigeria, I’ve not made up my thoughts whether or not to vie for president or not.

“But when the chance is given to the South-East, I’ll assume once more to see if there’s the room as a result of the get together has not stated the place they’re zoning the president to.

“However I do know the get together will convey a president who will work for the unity of the nation which is extra essential.’’

Tinubu and Orji Uzor Kalu had held a closed-door assembly in Abuja in November, 2021.

The previous governor of Lagos States in a short interview with Kalu’s media group after the assembly described the interplay between him and Kalu as strictly private.

When requested to substantiate whether or not the go to had something to do with the 2023 presidential election, Tinubu was quoted to have stated, “I’m right here on a non-public go to. We mentioned nationwide curiosity points, the economic system and different points bordering on safety.”

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