Adams Oshiomhole, the National 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 large help within the February polls.
Mr Oshiomhole stated this at a rally in Umuahia to formally handover the occasion’s flag to the governorship candidate of the occasion in Abia, Uche Ogah, in addition to the state and National Assembly candidates.
He stated Mr Buhari’s developmental strides within the zone in lower than 4 years of his administration was sufficient to show his critics flawed.
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 occasion’s nationwide chairman subsequently urged the folks of the zone to vote massively for Mr Buhari’s re-election.
He admonished them to not repeat the error they made in 2015, after they allegedly voted against APC.
He additional charged them to vote for Mr Ogah and different APC candidates within the polls to make sure the speedy transformation of the state.
He described Mr Ogah as a product of self-effort, business, creativity and enterprise.
He stated, “Ogah is self-made. He shouldn’t be coming into government to steal your cash.
“I’m completely satisfied that in Abia we had a direct major that produced him. It was clear. I’m happy with him.”
Also, former Governor Orji Kalu, who’s the Abia North Senatorial candidate of APC, stated Abia would give Buhari 70 per cent vote within the February 16 election.
He berated the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu led-administration for allegedly failing to utilise the state’s sources to rework the state.
Mr 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 Mr Ogah as a businessman would replicate his success story in his personal business in governance, if elected.
In his speech, Mr Ogah, an oil service provider, promised to make the folks of Abia completely satisfied when elected.
“Abia rejoice! Your gentle has come and the glory of God has risen upon you,” he stated, amidst loud ovations from his teeming supporters on the Umuahia Township Stadium, venue of the rally.
Earlier, Donatus Nwamkpa, the state Chairman of the occasion, stated that APC painstakingly selected credible candidates for all of the elective workplaces within the state.
Mr Nwamkpa assured the those that an APC government would put an finish to the sufferings of the folks and salvage the state from many years of financial underdevelopment.
Other candidates that obtained the occasion’s flags on the occasion included Mr Kalu, Nkechi Nwaogu (Abia Central) and Marc Wabara (Abia South).
The rally was attended by the Ministers of Labour and Employment, Science and Technology, Chris Ngige and Ogbonnaya Onu, respectively, amongst others.
NAN reviews that Mr Ogah’s operating mate, Martins Azubuike, together with many of the governorship aspirants, who lost on the occasion major, had been absent on the rally.
They included former Deputy Governor Chris Akomas, Friday Nwosu and former Nigeria’s Consular-General to South Africa, Okey Emuche.