Senate Chief Whip and former Governor of Abia state, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, has appealed to Federal Government to allow the leader of the Indegenious People of Biafra ( IPOB) , Maazi Nnamdi Kanu, to return to Nigeria. Kalu said negotiations of Kanu’s return would also include his dropping of the secessionist agenda of creating a new country called Biafra.
Kalu made the appeal on Tuesday morning while fielding questions from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) He also raised concerns about journalists publishing unverified stories about him , adding that several media houses have continued to spread rumors and misquote his statements. The Senate Chief Whip who gave instance of his online interview where he mentioned that he would turn Nigeria to a 21st century if given an opportunity to lead the country , decried that some bloggers misquoted him to have said 20th century. He warned that despite being a friend of the press, he sees no reason for being intentionally misquoted .