Senator Kalu  Scolded over Failure to Speak against Insecurity in Abia North


Emmanuel Ugwu-Nwogo in Umuahia

Former Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, has upbraided the Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu, over his alleged indifference to the security situation in Abia North, the zone he (Kalu) represents in the Senate.

Ohuabunwa berated the former Abia State governor yesterday during a media interaction with the state Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), saying it smacked of docility and poor representation for Kalu to remain silent when his area is groaning under insecurity.

The five local government areas that make up Abia North senatorial district have been on the throes of insecurity, which has affected especially Umunneochi, Isuikwuato and Arochukwu where the activities of armed herdsmen and suspected gunmen have become rampant.

But Ohuabunwa, who is staging a return to the Senate as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Abia North, regretted that Kalu could not…

Source: Thisday Newspaper