“I know what I have lost to politics, defending Igbo and fighting to see Igbo take what belongs to them. This cost me my bank, airline, oil blocks, and many other businesses. I lost friends in politics, business, and my social friends both at home and abroad. Do you think I would have quarreled with Obasanjo if not for Igbo? Do you think that I would have left PDP? Do you think I will have been on the EFCC list?
“Returning to a ruling Party is one dream I have long to realize. I’ve not just come back, I am a Sen Orji Uzor Kalu. I don’t think I will make the mistakes I did when I was governor. Ohaneze and co can do Igbo as they like, I don’t give a damn. Everyone must carry his cross.
“I am not afraid to speak the truth; I’m trained by a Hausa Fulani, I brought RUGA to the southeast. I built a mosque for the Moslems when I was governor. I have business scattered in the northern part of the country. We are one Nigeria. We must support Buhari to implement RUGA across the country.*
“Anytime a vote is called for any bill to be passed in favor of RUGA, I, Orji Uzor Kalu will vote in support