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If Tinubu becomes President Igbos will be the biggest beneficiaries, says Kalu

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Sen Uzor Kalu 

Orji Uzor Kalu, chief whip of the senate, says the Igbo might be main beneficiaries if Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is elected president.

Kalu stated this on Tuesday whereas talking to journalists earlier than the graduation of plenary.

The senate resumed plenary on Tuesday after a seven-week recess.

Talking on why he’s not supporting a presidential candidate from the south-east, the previous Abia governor stated his resolution relies on get together affiliation.

“Presidency isn’t a regional difficulty. I requested the political events to zone the presidency to the south-east. After they didn’t try this, and for the reason that presidency isn’t a regional difficulty, I needed to withdraw,” he stated.

“I’ve no downside with the Igbo man being president, however now we have to do it with different Nigerians. If we don’t do it with different Nigerians, it is not going to work, regardless of how in style you’re. It’s the president of Nigeria, not the president of Igbo land.

“I’m an Igbo man to the core. I’m additionally a Nigerian to the core. If anybody from the south-east would have been nominated for the presidency, I’d have been the one. So, it’s a celebration enterprise. I’ve no grudges in opposition to anyone who’s operating.

“It’s not private. It’s political and party-based. This factor is concerning the get together profitable elections. I’ve chosen to be in APC, why will I vote in opposition to Tinubu? It’s insanity, and I’m not going to do it. Elections go alongside get together line, not alongside the tribal line.

“However for now, our presidential candidate is Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Tinubu is strategic. He’ll make his presidency helpful to the Igbo. The Igbo would be the greatest beneficiaries of Tinubu’s presidency.”

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