Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia
The ruling All Progressive Congress in Abia State has dismissed reports that it has suspended her Abia North Senatorial Candidate and Chief Whip of the Senate, chief Orji Uzor Kalu.
Denying the report which emanated from another newspaper”, the Party’s Spokesperson, Okey Ezeala described the reports as the handiwork of the People’s Democratic Party.
According to a terse statement signed by Ezeala the party distanced itself from the report stating that there is no iota of truth in it, the party also described the report as false.
Ezeala said that the malicious write up is occasioned by the PDP’s fright to accept tomorrow’s imminent defeat. According to the party, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu remains the candidate of our great party as both the party and his constituents are satisfied with his performance.
On the allegation of anti-party activities and other offenses, the party labeled the accusations as entirely false , stating that Orji Kalu has always remained a committed member of the party and its progress.
The party’s Spokesperson added that there is no record of Orji Kalu campaigning against any of its candidate nor has the Senate Chief Whip campaigned for any other political candidate besides those of the APC.
The party urged its party faithfuls and the general public to disregard the report and head to their various polling units to cast their votes for its candidates.