The Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has declared interest in the 2023 Presidency adding that he would gladly serve as Nigeria’s president if given the opportunity.
Kalu, who made this known when he visited Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in Minna said though he is still in the Senate, won’t hesitate if the electorates want him to serve as President.
The Senator stated that there was no zoning in the constitution of the All Progressives Congress, APC adding that any person in the party can contest for the presidency.
Kalu, the former Abia state governor also expressed optimism that the National Assembly would continue to collaborate with the executive arm of government in tackling the security challenges in the country.
Meanwhile, a Chieftain of the APC, Frank Kokori has alleged that the weakness of former president, Goodluck Jonathan killed the Igbo aspiration for the presidency.
However, a former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George has warned that any attempt to dump power rotation in the country may jeopardize the nation’s democracy.