ABIA NORTH SENATORIAL ELECTION: APGA Candidate, Bourdex, Wife, Visit Orji Uzor-Kalu, Says Kalu’s Election Was Free & Fair.

Chief Ogba, his Wife and Dr. Orji Uzor-Kalu.
 The Senator-Elect of the All Progressives Congress in Abia North, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu yesterday met with his APGA counterpart in the election, Chief David Ogba, also known as Bourdex. 

           
Kalu won the election for Abia North Senatorial District in the Febuary 23rd Presidential/National Assembly elections, after pulling a total 31,203 votes to defeat the incumbent, Ohuabunwa who polled 20,801 votes, while the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief David Ogba, scored 11,410 votes.

Emerging from a closed door meeting with Chief Ogba, Kalu recalled his long political relationship with Bourdex, while also stating his resolve and total readiness to establish a formidable collaboration for the upliftment of Abia-North and Abia State at large.

According to the Former Governor, he and Chief Bourdex had maintained long standing family ties despite their political differences. 

He says: "I and bourdex are brothers beyond our political affiliations, infact his family and I have maintained close ties for many years. His children and my children are best of friends to the extent that they visit each other timely and as elections has been conducted and a winner has been democratically choosen, we have decided to jettison our political differences and to join hands to move Abia-North and the state of Abia forward”. 
D. Orji Kalu and Chied Ogba.

In his response the APGA Chieftain and Senatorial Candidate, Chief Ogba endorsed Dr. Kalu's victory and promised to maintain their  long standing family  relationship, saying that he is willing to work with Dr. Kalu for the progress of Abia-North and Abians in general. 
                       
In his words: "Although Dr. Kalu and I belong to different political parties, but we have both come a very long way from many years back.  I have accepted him as my Senator representing Abia-North.

Just like he (Dr.Kalu) said elections has come and gone and a winner has emerged. 

I congratulate Dr. Kalu on his resounding Svictory; it is a victory for the people. I want to assure Dr. Orji Kalu that I and my family would stand by him.  Even if the result is challenged at the election petitions tribunal, I would still support him, because the result of the election is a true reflection of the people's mandate.

In my capacity I would ensure that we work assiduously together towards the general upliftment of our people. 

Present at the meeting were, Mr. Festus U. Mbisiogu, CEO, Blue Diamond Logistics, Hon. Chief Paul O. Uche, APC Chieftain, Prince Flavian Enwezoh, Hon. Nnanna Kalu former Member House Reps Aba North.