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'PDP will become stronger'

24 December 2013, 09:45

Abuja - Orji Kalu, former Governor of Abia, on Monday said he was not afraid of any consequence of defection of five governors and 37 Representatives from the People's Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.

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

He 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.’’

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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