Orji Kalu Visits Tinubu, Declares Senatorial Leadership Ambition
Ahead of May 29th presidential inauguration, Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, on Wednesday, met with the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in Abuja to welcome him back from his vacation.
It was gathered that Kalu had a meeting behind closed door with the president elect amidst interest of senate presidential race.
Speaking after the meeting which lasted for about 30 minutes, Kalu disclosed that the purpose of his visit was to officially welcome and felicitate with the President-elect on his return from a successful vacation in Europe.
Kalu recalled saying during the celebration of Mass to mark his 63rd birthday that Tinubu was fit and healthy and would return soon.
“I told Nigerians that Tinubu is not sick and that he would return soon and a few days after I made that comment, today you can see for yourself that he is here.
“So, this shows that our President-elect is fit and fully ready for the job of leading Nigerians just like I said. I just came to congratulate and officially welcome him back to the country and we are ready to support him for the task ahead.
“I am the best among the candidates. I have the capacity to unite Nigeria and I am the best to work with our President elect for the best interest of Nigeria. Nigerians need to feel the impact of our party. I have the integrity, honesty and experience to lead the Senate”, Kalu said.