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Deputy Speaker Kalu calls for unity amongst Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba

Deputy Speaker Kalu calls for unity amongst Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba

Deputy Speaker Kalu calls for unity amongst Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba The Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to endeavour to participate fully in the ongoing constitutional review process. Ahead of the inauguration of the constitutional review committee, Monday, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has called on Nigerians from different ethnic and religious backgrounds to participate fully in the review of the 1999 Constitution to ensure that their views are heard and interest protected under the law. He also called for the jettisoning of primordial sentiments amongst the major tribes…
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Deputy Speaker, Kalu Commends Senate for Passing SEDC Bill

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Commends Senate for Passing SEDC Bill

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Commends Senate for Passing South East Development Commission Bill The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has expressed gratitude to the Senate for passing the Bill seeking the establishment of South East Development Commission (SEDC). The proposed legislation sponsored by Kalu was passed by the Senate on Thursday, after considering and adopting its clauses at the Committee of the Whole, chaired by the Senate President, Sen. Godswill Akpabio. Recall that the House of Representatives on December 21, 2023 at its Committee of the Whole chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Kalu, unanimously…
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Hardship: We’ll overcome our challenges- Kalu                                                                     …encourages compatriots to fear not, unite, fight together

Hardship: We’ll overcome our challenges- Kalu …encourages compatriots to fear not, unite, fight together

Hardship: We 'll overcome our challenges- Kalu…encourages compatriots to fear not, unite, fight together In an emotion-laden speech that rekindles hope and reinforces patriotism in the people, the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu at Tuesday plenary told Nigerians that the current economic challenges are transient and would be surmounted. Recognizing the resilient spirit of the people, Kalu said they have always risen together in times of adversity. He said that appropriate policies have been enacted by the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu government to tackle the situation, urging the people to be patient. The Deputy Speaker who made the…
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Kalu condoles Shettima over step-mother’s death

Kalu condoles Shettima over step-mother’s death

Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has condoled Vice President Kashim Shettima on the passing of his step-mother, Hajiya Hauwa Abba Kormi on Thursday at the age of 69. Kalu in his condolence message to the Vice President said the death was a huge loss to the family and the country in general especially at this time her motherly advice was greatly needed. The Deputy Speaker however encouraged Vice President Shettima to be comforted by Hajiya Hauwa Abba Kormi's impactful life, stressing that Allah's Will cannot be questioned by any mortal. Praying God to give the…
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PISE-P to Partner Google, Amazon, Others for S’East Devt                                                                                   •as tech group mulls summit for youth

PISE-P to Partner Google, Amazon, Others for S’East Devt •as tech group mulls summit for youth

PISE-P to Partner Google, Amazon, Others for S'East Devt •as tech group mulls summit for youth A Non-governmental Organisation, Peace in South East Project (PISE-P) has disclosed that in collaboration with Neuo mobile communication and technology limited, it will partner with google, amazon, microsoft for the development of the south east region and the nation as a whole. PISE-P is an initiative of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, which canvasses a non-kinetic approach towards resolving the security challenges in the south East region. Playing host to a delegation from the tech group…
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AFCON: No Retreat, No Surrender Until Trophy is Lifted, Kalu charges Super Eagles                                                              …Applauds Team for Defeating Cameroon

AFCON: No Retreat, No Surrender Until Trophy is Lifted, Kalu charges Super Eagles …Applauds Team for Defeating Cameroon

AFCON: No Retreat, No Surrender Until Trophy is Lifted, Kalu charges Super Eagles …Applauds Team for Defeating Cameroon Enthused by their sterling performance and iconic 2-0 defeat of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Côte d'Ivoire late Saturday night, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has encouraged the Super Eagles of Nigeria to go all out for the trophy. With the overt humiliation of the Cameroonians, the Eagles have successfully booked a place for themselves in the Quarter Finals to now square up with Angola in…
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PISE-P: Kalu launches “Food for Peace” Initiative, distributes over 6000 bags of rice, beans, food items across Abia, S’East                                                            …Donates motorcycles, sewing machines, others

PISE-P: Kalu launches “Food for Peace” Initiative, distributes over 6000 bags of rice, beans, food items across Abia, S’East …Donates motorcycles, sewing machines, others

L PISE-P: Kalu launches "Food for Peace" Initiative, distributes over 6000 bags of rice, beans, food items across Abia, S'East …donates motorcycles, sewing machines, others Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has launched the "Food For Peace" initiative. Held in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State, Sunday night, the launch is consistent with the 8 pillars of the recently unveiled Peace In South East Project (PISE-P), a novel idea initiated by the deputy speaker which canvasses a non kinetic approach to resolving the security challenges of the south east. Subsumed under the agriculture…
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Deputy Speaker, Kalu solicits support for President Tinubu, Gov. Otti                     *Says Tinubu happy Ndi Igbo embraced PISE

Deputy Speaker, Kalu solicits support for President Tinubu, Gov. Otti *Says Tinubu happy Ndi Igbo embraced PISE

Deputy Speaker, Kalu solicits support for President Tinubu, Gov. Otti *Says Tinubu happy Ndi Igbo embraced PISE Deputy Speaker of the House of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has said that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is happy to see Ndi Igbo gather together for the noble cause of stamping out insecurity and resolving other sociological challenges through the Peace In South East Project (PISE-P). It will be recalled that PISE-P, a brainchild of the deputy speaker was recently launched in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State. Speaking during an interactive session with the members of Bende…
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Northerners in Abia celebrate new year with Kalu, pledge support for peace

Northerners in Abia celebrate new year with Kalu, pledge support for peace

Northerners in Abia celebrate new year with Kalu, pledge support for peace …as Deputy Speaker preaches love, unity Northern community in Abia State yesterday paid new year homage to the deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu where they also pledged to identify with the Peace In South East Project (PISE-P). It will be recalled that the project, an initiative of the deputy speaker that craves a non kinetic approach to resolving the security issues in the south East region was recently unveiled in Bende Local government Area of Abia State. Speaking during the meeting,…
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2024 promises good tidings, economic prosperity for Nigerians, Deputy Speaker, Kalu assures

2024 promises good tidings, economic prosperity for Nigerians, Deputy Speaker, Kalu assures

2024 promises good tidings, economic prosperity for Nigerians, Deputy Speaker, Kalu assures Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has congratulated Nigerians on the successful crossing over to the new year, 2024. Kalu in his new year message to Nigerians said that 2024 promises good tidings and economic prosperity for Nigerians, urging the people to keep hope alive. The deputy speaker said that the 2024 appropriation bill recently passed by the national assembly will substantially meet the expectations of Nigerians when assented to by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, believing that the economic conditions of the…
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