The founder of Afam Nri foundation, Chief Afam Nri(Ikeora Nri) on Wednesday afternoon visited the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu at his Asokoro residence in Abuja.
The renowned Estate Surveyor was on a solidarity visit to congratulate the Chief Whip of the Senate who is also the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District on his recent victory at the Supreme Court and subsequent release from Kuje prison.
Speaking shortly after the visit, Chief Nri said he came to congratulate the Senator and also remind him of the numerous challenges facing the Igbos politically.
He said “You know Senator Kalu is an illustrious son of the Igbos and a political heavyweight in Nigeria. I came to congratulate him and also remind him of his place in national politics. He has a duty of uniting the Igbos ahead of 2023.”
Chief Nri further used the opportunity to advise political leaders from the south east to work for the overall good of the zone. He said failure to develop the region will heighten the agitation of succession, youth restiveness and kidnapping.
“ The governors of the south east should invest heavily on infrastructure to develop the region. Underdevelopment will hunt us big time if we don’t act now. Youth restiveness, kidnapping and other social vices are as a result of leadership failures. Our leadersshoukd get it right now.