Kalu furious over anti-Igbo song

Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu

Former Abia State Governor, Dr.
Orji Kalu
, has condemned in strong terms a provocative song against
Ndigbo trending online and offline.
According to the front-line
politician, Nigeria’s ethnic, religious,  cultural and political
diversity  should be seen as an advantage and not a minus and as such hate
speeches should be discouraged at all levels.
He lambasted the sponsors  of
the hate song , adding that Nigeria has come to stay as a heterogeneous nation
and no amount of hate campaign can break the country.
Kalu made these remarks on Tuesday at a meeting with a group of Igbo professionals in London.
He  said,“the anti Igbo song being circulated is another ploy to provoke
despite all these nonsensical theatricals, Igbo will  remain calm, peace
loving and law abiding. We shall continue to resist all temptations as
patriotic Nigerians.
is a diverse country made up of different ethnic groups and no single tribe can
lay claim to the country. We are all stakeholders be it Yoruba,Igbo,
Hausa,Tiv,Efik, Ijaw and many others.
will continue to play a significant role in national well being regardless of
these provocations especially in the areas of employment generation, wealth
creation and industrialization”.
The former governor who expressed
optimism at the level of condemnation of the song from different quarters,
added that the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable . 
Kalu called on Nigerians to embrace love, brotherhood and
selflessness in their daily pursuits, adding that the nation can only be great
in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.