Speaking to newsmen in South Africa on Tuesday, Kalu urged the duo to sort their difference in the interest of Nigeria’s democracy.
“I am unhappy over the exchange of words between my dear brothers, Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,” he said.
“The duo of Saraki and Tinubu have contributed immensely to nation building in different capacities.
“Having known the duo of Saraki and Tinubu for decades, I am not comfortable with the media war. As a mutual friend to both parties, it is my responsibility to intervene in the rift for the sake of friendship.”
The former governor of Abia State advised the media to be cautious and professional in reporting sensitive national issues, adding that the political class should not endanger the polity.
“We cannot watch these accomplished and celebrated Nigerians allow politics to cause disaffection between them.
“Many years ago, I settled the rift between President Muhammadu Buhari and General Ibrahim Babangida, Chief Odimegwu Ojukwu and Dr. Alex Ekwueme and many others. Saraki and Tinubu will settle their differences in no distant time,” he added.