Business mogul and a former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, has called on his Igbo kinsmen to join the moving train of the All Progressives Congress.
Kalu said it would be beneficial for the South-East region to be in the ruling party instead of the opposition where nothing worked.
He had in November announced his defection to the ruling APC from his own Progressive Peoples Alliance, PPA.
Kalu made the call during an interaction with newsmen at his Camp Neya country home at Igbere, in Bende Local Government Area of the state.
According to him, “Ndigbo should join APC so as to enable them to sit where other Nigerians are seated to decide on how to move the nation forward.”
Kalu said victories recorded by APC in the Edo and Ondo governorship elections were clear indications that the APC had become acceptable to Nigerians.
“APC’s electoral victories in Edo and Ondo clearly show the popularity of the party. So, I did not make any mistake in taking Igbo into national politics, where other Nigerians are seated. That is where I want the Igbos to sit.
“There is nothing wrong in our joining the APC for us to be able to sit where other Nigerians are seated. That is more important to me.”