Connect with us

Politics

2023: Orji Kalu Gives Condition For Contesting Presidency After Tinubu’s Declaration

Published

on

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu has announced his intention to contest in the 2023 presidential election, hours after the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, also declared his presidential ambition.

2023: Orji Kalu Gives Condition For Contesting Presidency After Tinubu’s Declaration

KanyiDaily recalls that Tinubu had informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his intention to contest in the forthcoming 2023 presidential election.

Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on his arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Tuesday, Orji Kalu said he will consider contesting for president if the APC zones its presidential ticket to the South-East region.

The Senator also thanked individuals and groups who are flooding major cities in Nigeria with his presidential posters, saying that they found him worthy to deliver good governance to the nation.

Kalu, who disclosed that he had not made up his mind to contest in the election, expressed willingness to join the race if the South-East emerges as the flag bearer of the APC in the 2023 presidential election.

READ:  Police Finally Release Oil Worker Wrongly Arrested & Paraded As "Unknown Gunman" In Imo

He said, “I want to continue to thank people who are putting up my posters all over Nigeria, I have not made up my mind whether to vie for president or not.

“But if opportunity is given to the South-East, I will think again to see if there is room because the party has not said where they are zoning the president to.

“But I know the party will bring a president who will work for the unity of the country which is more important,” Kalu added.

Meanwhile, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has kicked against Tinubu’s presidential ambition, saying he will surely lose the 2023 presidency because it is the turn of Igbo.

READ:  2023 Presidency: I Won’t Hesitate To Serve Nigeria If Given The Opportunity - Orji Uzor Kalu

Kylian Mbappe Unveiled To Real Madrid Fans At Santiago Bernabeu After PSG Move [Photos/Video]
Sports2 hours ago

Kylian Mbappe Unveiled To Real Madrid Fans At Santiago Bernabeu After PSG Move [Photos/Video]

Kaduna House Of Reps Member, Ekene Adams Dies At 39
News3 hours ago

Kaduna House Of Reps Member, Ekene Adams Dies At 39

Binance Executive, Tigran Gambaryan Brought To Court In Wheelchair
News3 hours ago

Binance Executive, Tigran Gambaryan Brought To Court In Wheelchair

Hausa Skitmaker, Umar Bush Appointed SA On Entertainment To Tinubu’s SSA
Celebrities4 hours ago

Hausa Skitmaker, Umar Bush Appointed SA On Entertainment To Tinubu’s SSA

Police Confirms BLord's Arrest Over Alleged Fraud, Terrorism Funding, Other Charges
Celebrities7 hours ago

Police Confirms BLord’s Arrest Over Alleged Fraud, Terrorism Funding, Other Charges

"It’s Criminal And Unacceptable" - Khloe Abiri Drags Delta Airlines Over Her Stolen Property
Celebrities7 hours ago

“It’s Criminal And Unacceptable” – Khloe Abiri Drags Delta Airlines Over Her Stolen Property

Sabinus Reacts After His Abducted Father’s Regained Freedom
Entertainment8 hours ago

Sabinus Reveals He Paid Ransom To Secure His Father’s Release From Abduction

Erica Nlewedim Causes Commotion At Airport After British Airways Downgraded Her Ticket [Video]
Celebrities9 hours ago

Erica Nlewedim Causes Commotion At Airport After British Airways Downgraded Her Ticket [Video]

VeryDarkMan’s Mother Finally Reacts After Iyabo Ojo Threatened To Slap Her [Video]
Celebrities9 hours ago

VeryDarkMan’s Mother Finally Reacts After Iyabo Ojo Threatened To Slap Her [Video]

"Blord Has Been Arrested And Detained By FCID In Abuja” - VeryDarkMan [Video]
Celebrities10 hours ago

“Blord Has Been Arrested And Detained By FCID In Abuja” – VeryDarkMan [Video]

UAE Lifts Visa Ban On Nigerians With Immediate Effect
News24 hours ago

UAE Lifts Visa Ban On Nigerians With Immediate Effect

Tinubu Reinstates Nenibarini Zabbey As HYPREP Coordinator Two Days After Removal
News1 day ago

Tinubu Reinstates Nenibarini Zabbey As HYPREP Coordinator Two Days After Removal

Court Stops Aminu Ado Bayero From Parading Himself As Emir Of Kano
Politics1 day ago

Court Stops Aminu Ado Bayero From Parading Himself As Emir Of Kano

“You're Worthless If You Have Money And People Around You Aren’t Happy” – Paul Okoye
Entertainment1 day ago

“You’re Worthless If You Have Money And People Around You Aren’t Happy” – Paul Okoye

Spain vs England: Soso Soberekon In Tears After Losing $10k Bet To Zlatan Ibile
Entertainment1 day ago

Spain vs England: Soso Soberekon In Tears After Losing $10k Bet To Zlatan Ibile [Video]

"This Is Pure Package, Hollywood Is Learning" - 2Facs Reacts To Trump's Assassination Attempt
Celebrities1 day ago

“This Is Pure Package, Hollywood Is Learning” – 2Face Reacts To Trump’s Assassination Attempt

Ka3na Slams Those Accusing Her Of Living Fake Lifestyle, Accuses Them Of Being Jealous
Celebrities1 day ago

Ka3na Slams Those Accusing Her Of Living Fake Lifestyle, Accuses Them Of Being Jealous

Donald Trump's Assassination Attempt Feels Like A 'MAGA Setup' - Charly Boy
Celebrities1 day ago

Donald Trump’s Assassination Attempt Feels Like A ‘MAGA Setup’ – Charly Boy

Watch The Moment Chima Udoye Won Nigerian Idol, Awarded N30million Grand Prize [Video]
Celebrities1 day ago

Watch The Moment Chima Udoye Won Nigerian Idol, Awarded N30million Grand Prize [Video]

Argentina Beats Colombia 1-0 To Win 16th Copa America Title [Video]
Sports1 day ago

Argentina Beats Colombia 1-0 To Win 16th Copa America Title [Video]