The Chief Whip of the 9th Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu on Wednesday spoke on the All Progressives Congress fielding a Muslim/Muslim ticket in the 2023 presidential election.
According to Kalu, the ruling party will find it difficult to win the presidential election if it fails to present a Muslim as its Vice Presidential candidate.
The former Governor of Abia State while addressing newsmen at the National Assembly on Wednesday said APC will be in trouble if it does not field a Muslim-Muslim ticket.
Kalu while speaking on the controversial issue said “If I were in Bola Tinubu’s shoes, I would go for a Muslim-Muslim ticket; the most important thing is for the party to win.
“This is Orji Kalu’s opinion, and I’m saying you can also play the Christian Christian ticket depending on the scenario because if we don’t play Muslim-Muslim, we are in trouble. It will be most difficult to win the election because the only thing left for Tinubu is to play Muslim-Muslim.
“I know the church I go to, the Catholic, may condemn this, but I don’t see anything wrong in a Muslim-Muslim ticket, just like there is nothing wrong in a Christian-Christian ticket also; it only depends on the condition.
“The condition we find ourselves in today is that you can’t play two minorities. Tinubu is a minority Muslim from the South, and if you put a Christian, it’s a minority Christian from the North. We can’t play two minorities; it’s difficult.”