Former governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu, has congratulated Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other aspirants who participated in just-concluded presidential primary held in Abuja.
“I congratulate you for the good and wonderful outing. Everyone did enough campaign needed to win the primary election, but it is only one candidate that will represent the party in the general election”, Kalu said in a statement on Wednesay afternoon.
Addressing the APC candidate, Kalu said: “To my friend and colleague, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who has been elected as our party’s presidential flag bearer, big congratulations to you. The APC won.”
He said, as a “faithful party man, I also congratulate the party for its victory and I encourage all other aspirants to accept this victory in the spirit of sportsmanship.”
The senator said all APC members owe the party an open mind and total support, adding: “Most importantly, I hope this win brings a deeper reflection about South East and North East in the affairs of the nation.”
The former Abia State governor was the Director General of the Ahmad Lawan Presidential campaign organisation.
The Senate president, came a distant fourth position in the just concluded presidential primary of the APC. He polled 152 votes.