- The closed-door meeting Governor Samuel Ortom and Senator Orji Uzor Kalu in Abuja is still a mystery to journalists
- Local media outfits reported that the duo meet at the latter's Aso Rock residence on Sunday, October 31
- So far, nothing is known about the purpose of the meeting but some persons are speculating that it has to do with the 2023 elections
On his Facebook page, Kalu confirmed the news with a post he shared.
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This will be the first time for Ortom to visit Kalu since he became governor of Benue in 2015, Punch added.
Details and agenda of the meeting are yet to be made public knowledge.
I’ll build a 20th-century economy for Nigeria if I become president, Orji Kalu says
Meanwhile, Kalu had revealed his grand plan for Nigeria if he became the president in 2023.
He told journalists in Umuahia, the state's capital, that if granted the opportunity to take over the presidential seat, he will build a 20th-century economy for the country.
The senator said:
“Yes, if you give me the presidency, why not, I will take. I am capable of doing the job.
Stressing his desire to not only return to the Senate, Kalu categorically said:
"...if the people of Nigeria want me to be president, they will show the hand. I can do the job. I can build a 20th-century economy for our people.”
However, Kalu pointed out that not many persons are capable of doing the job and that for him, he is more pre-occupied on developing his constituency.
“The problem is who is capable of doing the job. For now, I am focusing on my constituency; there is a lot of job to be done."
Presidency tackles Ortom, opens up on Buhari "accepting" invite to be Boko Haram negotiator
Recall that the presidency on Saturday, August 28, denied the allegations that President Muhammadu Buhari accepted in 2012 the invitation to be Boko Haram negotiator.
The denial was made as the face-off between the federal government and Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state continues to fester over insecurity and killings in the country.