- By Kenneth Udeh, Abuja
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu is set to embark on a ward to ward tour to engage his Abia North constituents in the five local government areas of his Senatorial zone.
The Abia-North Senator, disclosed this on Tuesday in a brief statement on his official social platforms, Kalu revealed that the objective of the ward by ward tour is to relay an account of his legislative representation of the people of Abia North at the National Assembly since his election in 2019.
Kalu buttressed that the exercise will avail him the opportunity to have a direct feedback of his constituents on the impact of various infrastructures, skill empowerment, federal grants ,educational and medical resources facilitated for his constituents.
Kalu who added that he would be accompanied with his team said that the exercise will also provide him the opportunity to know other challenges expected by his constituents.
The Senator wrote; “shall be embarking on a Mid-Term Constituency Report to give account of my stewardship for the third legislative year as the Senator representing Abia North senatorial zone (2019-date). My team and I will meet all the constituents in their respective wards to discuss issues of representation and what we have done for each ward in Abia North.”
Notably Kalu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had embarked on project commissioning tours since election at the Senate, this however will provide opportunities for interactive sessions with his constituents.
So far Senator Kalu, a two time former Governor of Abia State and first time Senator has facilitated the construction of over 62 Road projects, rebuilt and equipped 15 community schools, constructed borehole water projects in addition to the distribution of Agricultural and vocational machines to his constituents amongst others.
The feat earned Orji Kalu twice in a row, a Senate award as the “Overall Best I Constituency Projects and Human Relations Award” by the National Assembly Senate Press Corps.