Youths in Abia state have urged former Governor of Abia State and Senate Chief Whip, Dr. Orji Kalu to forgive Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe over derogatory statements against Kalu and his family members in a book titled “Made in Aba” authored by Abaribe.
Under the auspices of “Forward Youth”, President of the group, Mazi Victor Ndubuisi stressed that the former deputy of Abia state was economical with the truth in his book, describing him as a colossal failure, whose 14-year sojourn in the Senate as yielded no positive results in Abia South senatorial district.
According to the group, the Minority leader should have launched the said publication in Aba if truly he is popular in the commercial city.
Ndubuisi faulted the former deputy for his unpatriotic and uncultured attitude, adding that Kalu has carved a niche for himself in all spheres of life be it business, politics, leadership and humanity.
While advising Abians and Nigerians in general, to disregard the purpoted and sponsored stories in the book, the group admonished the Senate Chief Whip, to sustain his maturity and political leadership in Abia state.
In a breakfast meeting with stakeholders of various youth groups in Aba on Friday, Ndubuisi called on Abaribe not to create confusion in Abia state, adding that any attempt to malign the reputation of Kalu will be resisted.
He said, “we wish to totally and categorically condemn in its entirety the book titled ” Made in Aba” and authored by Senate Minority Leader and former Deputy Governor of Abia State, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe.
“We are aware of the plot to discredit Kalu, a leading light in Igboland.
” We have commenced our enlightenment campaign against the said book as we are convinced that it is a delibrate move to heat the polity in the state.
“As stakeholders in Abia state, we implore prominent sons and daughters of Abia state, to beg Kalu to forgive Abaribe”.
Ndubuisi, who applauded Kalu for supporting the political career of Abaribe, urged the Senate Chief Whip not to relent in improving the common lots of the people as exemplified in his robust legislative agenda in the Senate.