Nigerian businessman Orji Kalu took action to buy Arsenal. It was claimed that it will be bought by Nigerian businessperson Orji Kalu. British team Arsenal was allegedly in trouble with financial crises. The British giant, who could not win the championship in the long Premier League and was criticized for spending little money on the transfer, aspired to Arsenal. Nigerian businessperson Orji Kalu started attempts to acquire a 35 percent stake in the London team.
Nigerian billionaire businessperson Orji Kalu started attempts to buy Arsenal from the English Premier League teams.
Making a statement on the subject, Kalu said he wanted to buy 35 percent of the British giant and bring high-level trophies to the club.
Who is Orji Kalu? How old is Orji Kalu, where is he from?
Orji Uzor Kalu is a Nigerian politician and businessman born on April 21, 1960. He is president of SLOK Holding and the Daily Sun and New Telegraph newspapers in Nigeria. He is the State Governor of Abia, Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007 Prior to his election, he was Chairman of Borno Water Board and Chairman of Cooperative and Commerce Bank Limited.
Kalu was also a member of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), and chairman of the PPA Board of Trustees. He became the party’s presidential candidate in the April 2007 general elections. PPA is currently a member of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) after officially declaring his resignation as the head of the BOT. Orji Uzor Kalu competed under the banner of the Congress of All Progressives to represent the people of Abia North in the Senate in the 2019 Nigerian general elections. He defeated incumbent senator Mao Ohuabunwa by more than 10,000 votes.
Kalu married Mrs Ifeoma Ada Menakaya in December 1989 and married her hometown in Igbere, Abia State.Neya Lawrence Iyere nee Orji Uzor Kalu, Michael Uzor Kalu, Olivia Uzor Kalu and Nicole Uzor Kalu have four children.
COOPERATION WITH ENYIMBA
Orji Kalu, 60, who is also a politician, stated that they wanted to cooperate between Arsenal and Enyimba FC, which is one of the Nigerian teams and supported greatly between 2000-2007, thus aiming to grow Enyimba even more.
Stan Kroenke, the owner of the London team, who was the champion in 2004 and has been far behind Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United in transfer spending for the last 10 years, is frequently criticized by the fans for not allocating sufficient budget for the transfer.