The Deputy Leader of Workforce within the place of job of the Deputy Governor of Abia State and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Birthday celebration, PDP, Leader Don Ubani, has demanded the resignation of the Speaker of the State Area of Meeting, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Orji, for allegedly pledging allegiance and loyalty to the chief of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia, and present Senate Leader Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu.
This adopted contemporary reconciliation and consult with of the ex-Governor, Theodore Orji’s circle of relatives to Senator Orji Kalu at his Abuja place of abode in June, who was once launched from federal jail over alleged monetary fraud.
The purported reconciliation through the duo have persisted to generate blended emotions within the fold of the ruling Peoples Democratic Birthday celebration, PDP, in Abia State, with many PDP leaders describing the advance as treacherous.
Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Theodore Orji, had been each former Government Governors of Abia State.
Then again, the decision for the resignation of the Speaker, who could also be the son of the rapid previous Governor, Senator Theodore Orji, was once contained in a message made to be had in Umuahia, on Wednesday.
Ubani lambasted the Speaker for describing Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, as unique political chief in Abia, all the way through his consult with to the latter’s place of abode in Abuja, which Ubani posited, amounted to anti-party process.
The Deputy Leader of Workforce, who was once additionally the rapid previous Exposure Secretary of PDP, in Abia State, emphasised that each and every Nigerian citizen was once at liberty to align with whosoever, reminding Rt. Hon Orji that he had misplaced that political morality to proceed presiding over the affairs of the PDP-controlled Area of Meeting, in line with his newest loyalty to the chief of opposition in Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu.
His phrases, “That is my non-public conviction. I’m really not an insignificant founding member of the Peoples Democratic Birthday celebration, PDP, in Abia State, fairly, I’m some of the few twenty-one political leaders that convened the occasion within the State. At any given time, I had defended and can proceed to protect the occasion, (PDP) now not minding whose ox may well be gored.
“When it was once reported now not too way back, within the social and print media, that Speaker Chinedum Orji visited a former Governor of the State, Leader Orji Uzor Kalu and invited him to return and take over Abia State because the “Unique Chief” of the State, I knew he (Speaker) has crossed barriers.
“Because the Speaker of Abia State Area of Meeting, with the occasion (PDP) I helped convene in 1998 as majority, my conclusion stays that Speaker Chinedum Orji has dedicated a political sacrilege. Having declared Leader Orji Uzor Kalu, the Unique chief of Abia State, he(the Speaker), has no political morality presiding over the Peoples Democratic Birthday celebration-controlled Area of Meeting. I ask him to renounce”.
When contacted, the Leader Press Secretary to the Speaker of Abia State Area of Meeting, Jude Ndukwe, described Don Ubani, as a political jobber and would now not reply to the latter’s tantrums in opposition to his predominant, Chinedum Orji.
Ndukwe stated in a terse remark, “My purpose has been attracted to a e-newsletter through one Don Ubani because it pertains to the Rt. Hon Speaker of Abia State Area of Meeting, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji. And I want to state that, in his(Orji) same old political equanimity, the Speaker does now not and won’t reply to the tantrums of political jobbers”.