Chief Whip of the Senate and Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District Senator Orji Uzor Kalu during Senate plenary last week during the clause by clause consideration of the report of the committe on INEC over the electronic transmission of results.
Senator Orji Kalu while making his vote said no network in Abia North and his Community, however his statement ignited mixed reactions from his colleagues.
”Mr President and my colleagues, every member of this Senate believes in electronic voting”
”Allow me,you cannot shout me down, For God sake, you cannot shout me down, you cannot shout me down, its either you allow me to talk or we sleep here
”There is no coverage in my Village, there is no coverage, Senator Abaribe knows that, there is no coverage where we come from i dont want anybody to make a political statement on where we come from, I VOTE No” he said