The umbrella body of all the youth organizations in the South East geopolitical zone under the aegis of Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, COSEYL, has congratulated the Chief Whip of the 9th Senate, His Excellency Distinguish Senator Orji Uzor Kalu on his 61st birthday.

Describing Sen. Dr. Orji Kalu as a visionary leader and a rare mentor with exceptional abilities in various areas of human endeavours, the youth leaders noted that the former Abia governor is a political pathfinder, nationalist and detribalised Nigerian, who has contributed in no small measure to the socio-political and economic growth of Abia State and Nigeria as a whole.

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In a congratulatory message signed by the President General and Secretary-General, Hon. Goodluck Ibem and Comrade Kanice Igwe respectively, COSEYL extolled Kalu’s philanthropy and sagacity in the Red Chamber of National Assembly, noting that he is stabilizing factor in today’s Nigeria.

“OUK as he is always called by his admirers has always been a pertinacious, determined, and hardworking parliamentarian who sees everyone as a human first irrespective of religion, tribe, belief, and political affiliation. He is a major stabilizing factor for Nigeria’s current democratic dispensation.

“A cheerful giver who cares about the welfare of the people, OUK personifies tolerance and humanity.


“The story of Nigeria’s democracy cannot be told without the name of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu written in gold.

“Thousands are today direct beneficiaries of his political benevolence.

“We rejoice with the family of the Chief Whip of the 9th Senate especially his wife, friends, and political associates, across the country on the occasion of his 61st birthday.

“It is our prayer that the good Lord continues to keep you in good health and grants you the wisdom to do the will of the people by putting their interests above yours.

“As you march on to a higher pedestal in life, may The Almighty go with you every step of the way, and may you accomplish more in the service of our dear country and humanity.”



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