From Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja

Deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu, has charged the Abia State governor, Alex Otti to remain focused on the task of delivering good governance to the people of the state.

Kalu, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Levinus Nwabughiogu, stated this, during
reaso a visit to the Governor in his country home, in Umuehim, Nvosi in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government of the state.

The deputy speaker, who stated that Abia State is back in the news for the good reasons, reiterated his support for Otti. And called for synergy between his office and the state government in overall interest of the people.

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“You are doing well. I am here to tell the whole world that you are doing well. I came to tell him that Abia is now in the news for good reasons. We are gradually recovering our dignity, raising our shoulders because of your selfless approach to governance. And you are living your pledge.

“We want to build Abia for all because we know you are passionate about rebuilding Abia. We would not bother you. I came to renew my pledge that Benjamin Okezie Kalu will support this administration. As long as you are working for Abia people and we are seeing it, we will stand by you, come rain, come sunshine.

‘What are we looking for in leadership if not to impact lives? You are an accomplished man. You are not looking for a big name because you have earned it before coming into politics. Passion and patriotism are your watchwords. You are raising our State to measure well amongst the comity of States and we are seeing the signs that you will take us to that promised land, ” Kalu stated.

He added : There will be distractions but be focused. I sat down to analyze your approach. Your approach is do a general work for the people first before individuals. You didn’t tell me anything. We didn’t have this conversation but I know your approach is to first work for the generality of the people before you reach out to individuals. So, I am asking Abians to be patient.

“There is selflessness in this governance. So, be patient. Anyone who played one role or the other, please, be patient. You are not forgotten. It will be well. Let’s join hands together, for once, and build Abia all of us will be proud of. He can’t do it alone and he knows”.