Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Restoration Movement and Women for Change Iniatiative have expressed confidence in the leadership of the APC caucus in Abia state under the chairmanship of former Governor of Abia state and Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu.
Describing Kalu as the father of Abia politics, the groups promised to sustain their unflinching support for the APC.
Speaking on behalf of their members, Mr. Maduka Akpulonu and Chief Anthony Egu, Leader and Chairman respectively of APC Restoration Movement ( Abia South Senatorial District) and Lady Jane Ogbauta, Leader of Women for Change Initiative (Abia South Senatorial District ) during a solidarity visit to Kalu on Wednesday at Igbere, Abia state, the two pro APC groups, commended Kalu for his efforts in mobilising robust support for the APC across the South East and Nigeria at large.
The trio stressed that Kalu has impacted Abia state positively through various noble initiatives, adding that the former Governor remains a shinning light for Ndigbo.
They said, ” we appreciate the role of our leader, Senator Orji Kalu, former Governor of Abia state and Chief Whip of the Senate in repositioning the APC in Abia state.
” We commend our Senator for his selflessness, benevolence, large heart and spirit of forgiveness.
“We are happy with his accomplishments as a philanthropist, businessman and politician” .
The groups promised Kalu to sustain their membership drive at the grassroots, adding that with the right candidates for elective positions, the APC will clinch the governorship and other positions in Abia state in 2023.
The former governor while expressing appreciation to the delegation for what he described as “genuine demonstration of love”, stressed that the APC will ensure a level playing ground in all its activities.