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The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu, yesterday afternoon received the newly elected officials of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in his Aso Rock, Abuja residence.
Africa Daily News, New York gathered that the PDP team was led by the National Secretary of the PDP, Senator Samuel Anyanwu alongside other newly elected officials of the party.
Anyanwu, a former Senator and other newly elected officials of the PDP arrived at the residence of the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District at precisely 12.28pm.
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Anyanwu was welcomed by Kalu’s associates and then led straight with his executives to meet the principal officer of the upper chamber.
On sighting one another, both men engaged in pleasantries and embraced each other then proceeded for an indoor meeting.
As the meeting progressed, other executives of the party arrived in turns at Kalu’s residence to join the meeting.
The visit comes amidst strong talks that the former Abia State governor was being positioned for the 2023 presidency to succeed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)
Kalu, a founding member of the PDP, formally joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, In 2016.
He contested and won the 2019 Senatorial election.
There are strong speculations that the Abia-born Senator is heavily interested in the 2023 Presidential race.
Africa Daily News, New York reports that this was coming less than 48 hours after the former Governor of Abia State met the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi kanu who is presently in the detention facility of the DSS.
AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK