Orji Kalu recently rejoined the PDP.
A former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, on Monday said he was not afraid of any consequence of defection of five governors and 37 Representatives from PDP to APC.
Mr. Kalu made the remark at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, before travelling to Dubai.
“We are rebranding the PDP now and we will come out stronger after it,” he said.
The ex-Abia governor recently re-joined the PDP after he left prior to 2011 elections. His re-entry is being opposed by the current Abia governor, Theodore Orji, himself a member of the party.
Mr. Kalu also said Nigeria would not disintegrate either now or in the near future stressing that the nation would continue to wax stronger.
“We need the country more than the country needs us. The unity of this country cannot be compromised. We are going to be the trustees of the unity of the country,” he said.
Mr. Kalu said that the Igbo ethnic group is not interested in the disintegration of the country in spite of being a large group.
“There are Igbos in Sokoto and every part of the country. So, we are the salt of the nation and ready for the unity and a more prosperous nation’’, the former governor said.
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