Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), stated on Friday that President Muhammadu Buhari had completed considerably effectively for the South-East to deserve the folks’s huge help within the February polls.
Oshiomhole stated this at a rally in Umuahia to formally handover the celebration’s flag to the governorship candidate of the celebration in Abia, Chief Uche Ogah, in addition to the state and Nationwide Meeting candidates.
He stated that Buhari’s developmental strides within the zone in lower than 4 years of his administration was sufficient to show his critics fallacious.
He listed the reconstruction of Enugu-Onitsha and Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressways, the development of the Second Niger Bridge and completion of Late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe’s mausoleum in Onitsha, as a few of the president’s achievements within the space.
The celebration’s nationwide chairman, subsequently, urged the folks of the zone to vote massively for Buhari’s re-election.
He admonished them to not repeat the error they made in 2015, once they allegedly voted in opposition to APC.
He additional charged them to vote for Ogah and different APC candidates within the polls to make sure the fast transformation of the state.
He described Ogah as a product of self effort, business, creativity and enterprise.
He stated, “Ogah is self-made. He isn’t coming into authorities to steal your cash.
“I’m happy that in Abia we had a direct primary that produced him. It was transparent. I’m proud of him.”
Additionally, former Gov. Orji Kalu, who’s the Abia North Senatorial candidate of APC, stated that Abia would give Buhari 70 per cent vote within the Feb. 16 election.
He berated the Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu led-administration for allegedly failing to utilise the state’s assets to rework the state.
Orji decried the poor state of infrastructure within the state, saying that Abia had not witnessed any significant growth since he left workplace in 2007.
He expressed the hope that Ogah as a businessman would replicate his success story in his personal enterprise in governance, if elected.
In his speech, Ogah, an oil service provider, promised to make the folks of Abia comfortable when elected.
“Abia rejoice! Your light has come and the glory of God has risen upon you,” he stated.