The Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has expressed shock following the defection of his brother, Mascot Uzor Kalu, from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Naija News experiences that Mascot dumped the APC to form a new political celebration, Action Peoples Birthday party (APP).
Use that Mascot Kalu used to be a extinct Chief of Staff to the Abia Narrate Governor and the APC candidate in the absolute most reasonable by-election for the Aba North and Aba South federal constituency seats.
Reacting in a submit on his Facebook net page on Thursday, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu acknowledged that the leadership of the APC tried its handiest to cease his brother from leaving.
Whereas expressing shock, the APC stalwart admitted that his brother used to be free to take dangle of no subject affiliation he wants to belong to.
Orji Kalu acknowledged, “I truly maintain obtained several calls from chums, associates, political stakeholders and leaders of strategies searching for my concept on the defection of my brother, Mascot, from the APC to Action Peoples Birthday party, APP.
“Sincerely, the National Chairman, two Deputy National Chairmen of our colossal celebration together with the Senate President persuaded him to dwell with the APC but he declined.
“I was vastly stunned to hear that he alongside other stakeholders launched the brand new celebration, Action Peoples Birthday party, APP, the day gone by, in Umuahia without informing me.
“Nicely, I don’t maintain any nervousness with my brother; he has the real to take dangle of a dedication on his political future, and, as a democrat, I acknowledge his actual to envision his political affiliation and desire him effectively.
“I remain the Chief Whip of the Senate and a committed member of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
“I’m even extra sure to wait on my of us and facilitate extra dividends of democracy to them.”