Senator Orji Uzor Kalu says he is not interested in becoming the Presidential seat but will not hesitate to take an offer to lead the country.
He made this known in an interview on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics, saying that becoming president is not his ambition.
“I am not having that kind of ambition. But if I am given, why not? I can take it.” the former Abia governor said.
There have been prophecies from some clergymen that the 61-year-old will be Nigeria’s next president, but Kalu who dismissed them citing his religious beliefs, admitted that he is capable of leading the nation.
The lawmaker said; “I am a Catholic. In the Catholic church, we don’t see visions. Well, if visions are being seen, and people say this and that, if it is the will of God that I will become president, why not? I am very capable mentally and otherwise to do whatever Nigerian people want me to do but not through prophecy”
Ahead of the next presidential election in 2023, some leaders have made calls for the seat to be zoned to the Southeast.
Speaking on that, Uzor Kalu restated that it is the turn of the region to be in Aso Rock.
“I believe if Nigerians and the Nigerian people want to be fair, a Southeast president from Igbo extraction will be the next thing to do,” he explained.