Hon Chinedum Orji, the Speaker of the Abia State Home of Meeting, has reacted to requires his resignation over his latest go to and reconciliation with a former Governor of the State and present Senate Majority Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu.
Studies had it that the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Orji, had led delegations from his Umuahia hometown and paid solidarity go to to ex-Abia Governor, Senator Kalu at his Abuja residence, over his launch from federal jail on alleged monetary fraud.
Orji was quoted as asking Kalu to return and take his rightful place within the State and additional described Kalu as “genuine chief” of Abia State.
However, DAILY POST recollects that the Deputy Chief of Workers within the workplace of the Deputy Governor of Abia State and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, Chief Don Ubani, had demanded the resignation of the Speaker of the State Home of Meeting, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Orji, for allegedly pledging allegiance and loyalty to the chief of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia, and present Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu.
The purported reconciliation by the duo have continued to generate combined emotions within the fold of the ruling Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, in Abia State, with many PDP leaders describing the event as treacherous.
Nevertheless, the Speaker, Chinedum Orji, in a press launch, by his Chief Press Secretary, Jude Chijioke Ndukwe, and made obtainable to newsmen, in Umuahia, the State capital, on Friday, asserted that he doesn’t owe anybody clarification in anyway, besides Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and his colleagues within the Home.
The discharge partly said, “Following the useless uproar generated by self looking for and self appointed political lackeys in Abia State over the latest go to of the Speaker of Abia State Home of Meeting, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, to Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, the Rt Hon Speaker doesn’t and won’t, in his typical calm mien, reply to the rantings of political jobbers identified to be working for his or her bosses with vaulting ambitions.
“He is not going to be a part of any ploy to annoy him into becoming a member of points with such lackeys to warmth up our in any other case peaceable polity as they had been nowhere to be discovered when the battle for Dr Okezie Ikpeazu to be Governor was spearheaded.
“Since they don’t seem to be sensible sufficient to sincerely interact Mr Speaker with a view to discovering out what truly transpired on the go to however have chosen to change into needlessly belligerent, Mr Speaker doesn’t owe anybody of them any clarification in anyway, besides to the Government Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, and his Colleagues within the Home. He’ll, due to this fact, hold ignoring the rants of those political jobbers”.