…By Larry John for TDPel Media.
Orji Uzor Kalu’s Partnership with Abdulaziz Yari Revealed
Former governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu, has disclosed his collaboration with former Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State to determine the next president and deputy of the 10th Senate.
This announcement comes as President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) endorse Godswill Akpabio and Barau Jibrin for the positions of Senate President and Deputy, respectively.
Commitment to the Nigerian People
Addressing journalists in Abuja, Orji Uzor Kalu expressed confidence in their ability to represent the Nigerian people effectively.
He stated that their partnership, whether as Yari-Kalu or Kalu-Yari, would not disappoint Nigerians.
Kalu emphasized their determination to deliver what the Nigerian people desire and assured that they would not let them down.
Aiming for the Most Popular Candidate
Orji Uzor Kalu made it clear that he would not step down for any other candidate.
Their objective is to ensure that the most popular candidate emerges as the leader of the next Senate.
The partnership with Yari aims to consult extensively and make an informed decision.
However, recent reports suggest that Kalu may have settled to be the deputy to Yari, as indicated by The Guardian.
Undecided Candidate for Senate Presidency
When asked about the candidate for the Senate presidency, Kalu responded that the information is not currently available.
He stated that it would be revealed in the coming days as they continue to work on their strategy.
Kalu emphasized their readiness to face the realities of the situation and build a strong support base.
The primary goal is to establish an independent legislature that represents the interests of both Nigerians and their colleagues.
Former governors Orji Uzor Kalu and Abdulaziz Yari have joined forces to exert influence on the selection of the Senate President and Deputy.
While their exact plans are yet to be fully disclosed, their partnership signifies a determination to ensure the emergence of a popular candidate.
As they consult extensively and build support, their focus remains on establishing an independent legislature that effectively represents the interests of Nigerians and their fellow lawmakers.