Senate Chief Whip Orji Uzor Kalu has pledged to mobilise support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed TInubu in the southeast.
Telescope.ng reports that Kalu, a former Abia Governor who represents Abia North, gave this assurance when he paid a personal visit to Tinubu in his Abuja residence.
The two leaders met behind closed doors.
The Nation said the source close to the APC standard bearer said the Kalu pledged to mobilise the South East for the actualisation of the presidential aspiration of Tinubu.
He said: “Though the meeting was very brief, the two leaders had a heart-to-heart discussion with Senator Orji Uzor Kalu pledging to mobilise his people in the South East region to support and vote Tinubu/Shetimma ticket.
”Senator Orji Uzor Kalu promised to swing into action as soon as the campaign proper starts by the end of the month by combing all the nooks and crannies of the southeast region.”