I joined APC to help President Buhari fight corruption – Akpabio

former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio
has claimed that part of the reasons he joined the All Progressives
Congress, APC, was to help President Muhammadu Buhari fight
corruption and poverty.
Akpabio attended the APC caucus meeting for the first time at the
Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday night where he also described
Buhari as an infectious personality.
According to the former Senate Minority Leader, the Nigeria
President could still attract millions of people with his infectious
character.
Akpabio, who also spoke on some of the resolutions reached at the
caucus meeting, said that “whichever way the party goes in
choosing candidates for the 2019 general elections, the party
would be the better for it.”
He added, “The meeting went very well and a lot of topical issues
were discussed bothering on the interests of the nation. The
resolutions are fantastic and I believe that the resolutions will not
only move the party forward but will help to alleviate the situation
in the country today and Nigerians will be happy for it.”
Akpabio said this while fielding questions from State House
correspondents in Abuja.
He continued, “Well, you want me to talk from the position of an
opposition leader before? Let me say that the first thing you need
to know about the APC, from the point of view of leadership, I am
quite impressed the President has kept his integrity intact.
“He has been able to improve the image of Nigeria and restore a
lot of respect to Nigeria from the international community.
“I have also advocated that he also fights the twin brother of
corruption, that is poverty.
“I am joining the APC as a government to stabilize the government
and to assist the government to create employment opportunities
for Nigerians so that we can fight the twin brother to corruption,
which is poverty.
“Poverty creates corruption and corruption deepens poverty, so we
need to fight the two together, that is one of the things I find
attractive with the APC and believe me with my people in Akwa
Ibom State, with my presence in the APC my people in South South
have now seen the light and they say APC is the party to vote for
come 2019.”
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2 Comments

  1. Thats nice

  2. Ok

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