- The national leaders of the opposition party, the PDP met with Senator Orji Uzor Kalu at his Abuja residence
- The National Secretary of the PDP, Senator Samuel Anyanwu led the team with other officials of the party
- Meanwhile, the details of the meeting have not been revealed, the Senator shared photos of the PDP officials via his Facebook page
Abuja- Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu, on Thursday afternoon, December 2, received leaders of the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in his Aso Rock, Abuja residence.
The team was led by the National Secretary of the party, Senator Samuel Anyanwu alongside other newly elected officials of the party.
The Senator took to his official Facebook page to confirm the development.
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Anyanwu, a former Senator and other newly elected officials of the PDP arrived at the residence of the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District at precisely 12.28pm.
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Senator Kalu said:
"Received and held a luncheon with leaders of the opposition party- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by the National Secretary of the party, Senator Samuel Anyanwu at my residence this afternoon."
Kalu’s associates welcome Anyanwu
Anyanwu who wore a navy blue native attire was welcomed by Kalu’s associates and then led straight with his executives to meet the principal officer of the upper chamber.
On sighting one another, both men engaged in pleasantries and embraced each other then proceeded for an indoor meeting.
Other executives joined the meeting
As the meeting progressed, other executives of the party arrived in turns at Kalu’s residence to join the meeting.
The visit comes amidst strong talks that the former Abia state governor was being positioned to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.
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