He recently had his say via his social media handle, and Nigerians have been reacting.
According to him, the incident is very unfortunate, and a detailed investigation must be carried out to know the cause of their deaths.
He added that the investigation will help to prevent any future occurrence in our dear country.
His words, “On behalf of the people of Abia North Senatorial District, I convey my sincere and heartfelt condolences to families of the victims of the plane crash.”
“It is indeed a devastating incident.”
“The cause of the tragic crash must be duly investigated to forestall recurrence.”
“The departed souls will be remembered for their services to the nation.”
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Orji Uzor Kalu (born 21 April 1960) is a Nigerian politician and businessperson. He is the chairman of SLOK Holding and the Daily Sun and New Telegraph newspapers in Nigeria. He served as the Governor of Abia State, Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007.
Kalu was born to the family of Mr. Johnson Uzor Nesiegbe Kalu and Mrs Eunice Kalu. He attended Christ the King School Aba and Government College Umuahia. After studying at Barewa College, Zaria, he enrolled in the University of Maiduguri where he studied political science. During his time at the university, Kalu became a student activist, and participated in the “Ali Must Go” riots against the education minister.
His participation resulted in his suspension. While his fellow students later took the school authorities to court, Kalu left school to build his own business.
Kalu married Ms. Ifeoma Ada Menakaya in December 1989, and they got married in his hometown of Igbere, Abia State. He has four children namely: Neya Lawrence Iyere nee Orji Uzor Kalu, Michael Uzor Kalu, Olivia Uzor Kalu and Nicole Uzor Kalu.
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