Having failed in his effort to gain a foothold in the Abia State Peoples Democratic Party, with his return studiously opposed by incumbent Governor Theodore Orji, ex-Governor Orji Kalu has again returned to the Progressives Peoples Alliance, PPA. Kalu formed the PPA in the wake of his estrangement with his erstwhile godson, Theodore Orji, in 2007.
While he has not announced his exit from the PDP, Kalu’s name featured as the PPA senatorial candidate for Abia North on the list published by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday. The list also showed that Kalu only submitted a secondary school certificate. Frustrated, he recently accused the incumbent governor of selecting candidates of the party for elective positions in next month’s elections.