- Ex-governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, has called on Nigerians to sustain their support for President Muhammadu Buhari
- Kalu, who is the senator-elect for Abia North senatorial district, says President Buhari's second term will be better
- According to the APC chieftain, Buhari's second term will be used to consolidate on the achievements of the first term
Former governor of Abia state and senator-elect for Abia North senatorial district, has said President Muhammadu Buhari's second term would be better, calling on Nigerians to sustain their support for the president.
Kalu, who made the call in a statement on Tuesday, May 28, by his special adviser, Kunle Oyewunmi, said Buhari's second term would be used to consolidate on the achievements of the first term.
According to the chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the future of Nigeria is bright under the current administration, Daily Trust reports.
Legit.ng gathers that Kalu urged the leadership of the APC to consider the people of the southeast for key appointments in all arms of government, adding that the ruling party had grown in the region.
He said: “As Nigeria records another feat with the swearing in of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office as Nigeria’s President, I am optimistic that this historic milestone will translate into a better life for Nigerians.
“I equally salute the returning and new governors, who are being sworn in today as chief executives of their respective states. The elections are over and it is now time for serious governance.
“The political class must live up to expectations at all levels of government. Nigerians deserve a quality life and as such policies and programmes that will have meaningful impacts on the society must be formulated and executed.
"The time is now for politicians and other stakeholders to work harmoniously to build a decent society. Let us forget our political, ethnic and religious differences for the sake of nation building."
Meanwhile, Kalu presented a message from Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, to President Buhari in Aso Rock on Wednesday, May 27.
Legit.ng previously reported that Orji Uzor Kalu, on Tuesday, May 21, met with President Nicolas Maduro of the Federal Republic of Venezuela.
President Maduro expressed readiness to work closely with the Nigerian government, while congratulating Kalu on his electoral victory as senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He also congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election for a second term.
The president who could not hide his joy after the meeting, took to Twitter to express gratitude to the former Abia state governor.
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