- Orji Uzor Kalu, the former Abia state governor, said John Oyegun, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) should put the party in order
- He also said President Muhammadu Buhari deserves commendation for upholding the tenets of democracy
- Orji Uzor Kalu made the statement while reacting to the current misunderstanding between the APC and former vice president Atiku Abubakar
Orji Uzor Kalu, the former Abia state governor, has called on John Oyegun, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party.
Kalu made this call while reacting to a statement credited to Atiku Abubakar who had alleged that the Buhari’s administration sidelined him after getting into the power.
NAIJ.com gathered that the former governor on Tuesday, September 12, in London said party misunderstandings could be best handled through internal reconciliation.
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According to him, ''Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is a household name in national politics and as such, his grievances should be deeply looked into by the party for the sake of building a more inclusive and integrated party.
''In a democratic set up, people should be allowed to say their minds without fear and president has sustained this gesture since he assumed office, which is obvious with the level of maturity and patriotism displayed by him, despite the comments of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Sen. Aisha Al-Hassan and others.
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''The President deserves commendation for upholding the tenets of democracy. The media, of which I am a part, should not over heat the polity with captions and stories that will polarise the APC led government.
''The federal government remains committed and focused in its resolve to make life meaningful for the people''.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that Kalu joined APC because of pressure from friends and family. There had been speculation that the former governor of Abia had moved to the APC to escape the claws of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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