Vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Jerry Chukwueke, has faulted insinuations that the has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari’s second time period bid.Chatting with reporters in Abuja yesterday, he maintained that restructuring stays the panacea to the nation’s myriad issues.
Echoing that arduous occasions await Nigerians as a result of over-dependence on oil income, he assured that an APGA-led administration would put in place measures to diversify the financial system by exploiting the huge agricultural and minerals assets within the nation.
Chukwueke likened the nation to the mom reluctant to wean her kids for concern of dropping them, even when it was apparent that the breasts had been operating out of milk.
Alleging that he was schemed out of the current vice presidential debate by the organisers, even when APGA is the fourth largest in Nigeria, he claimed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic (PDP) lack the wherewithal to take the nation out of the woods.
Whereas accusing the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) of unjust therapy concerning the vice presidential debate, Chukwueke stated: “Let me apologise to Nigerians and stakeholders throughout the globe for our absence on the vice presidential debate final Friday. I used to be there with the nationwide chairman of our , however we didn’t get the chance to take part. The organisers instructed us that they got here up with 5 political events primarily based on a web-based report.
“The reality is, Nigerians had been denied a chance to listen to our message and our progressive agenda to really consider what we’re speaking about as a real various .
In the identical vein, Anambra State authorities has denied that Governor Willie Obiano of APGA pledged N3 billion in direction of the re-election of Buhari.Opposition teams within the state had described the alleged donation as monetary recklessness at a time the state was battling to boost funds to sort out infrastructure decay within the state.
Governor Obiano was alleged to have reached an understanding with Buhari to help his November 17, 2018 governorship election towards APC’s Tony Nwoye, for a reciprocal gesture within the 2019 presidential election.
Final month, the social media had been abuzz with the insinuations that Obiano travelled to Abuja to debate with Buhari, however stayed off-scene to permit fronts to pledge N3 billion monetary help to the re-election bid of the president.The Commissioner for Info and Public Enlightenment, Hon. C.Don Adinuba, stated the allegations had been coming from “self-serving politicians and their brokers (who) got down to wreck the social concord which has change into the hallmark of the state within the few years.
“It’s regrettable that regardless of the loud assertion of Anambra voters on November 17, 2017, those that are towards the prevailing social concord within the state have returned to their discredited trajectory,” he stated.The commissioner identified that the governor doesn’t have to cough out such minding-boggling cash to help Buhari’s re-election, understanding nicely that the state receives one of many lowest allocations from the federation account.