Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu former governor of Abia state has urged the political class in the state and country in general to embrace constructive criticisms in their dealings with the masses.
Sen. Kalu who commended the people of Abia state for their steadfastness, selflessness and patriotism in a live broadcast, today, as Abia marked her 29th anniversary, insisted the political class must place the collective interests of Abians above personal ambitions so as to make better the lots of the people.
OUK enjoined the people of Abia to sustain peace and unity across the state, adding, “for the sake of growth and development of Abia State.”
He described Abia as the commercial hub of the South East, as he implored government at the various levels, to support the business keeness of Abians.
Hear him: “as we mark the 29th anniversary of the creation of Abia state, we must join hands with government in the development of Abia State.
“As peace loving people, we must continue to work harmoniously and collectively, to improve the well being of Abia state.
“Abians are hardworking, patriotic and compassionate and as such, we must shun violence and other social vices in a bid to take our state to greater heights.
“As elected leaders, regardless of party affiliation, we must make the welfare of Abians a top priority in our agenda.