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Why I Joined Enugu East Senatorial Race – Frank Nweke (Jnr)

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Frank-Nweke-Jnr1A former Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr. Frank Nweke (jnr), has cited service to his people as reason behind his decision to join the race to represent Enugu East Senatorial District in the National Assembly come 2015 general elections.

Mr. Nweke also described his entry into the race as the game changer.

The aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), made the assertion while addressing the people of the senatorial district from the six local government areas of Enugu North, Enugu South, Nkanu West, Nkanu East, Enugu East and Isiuzo, who gathered at Ozalla in Nkanu West local government area of the state in a civic reception in his honour at the weekend.

At the reception turned political rally, Nweke, who is Director-General at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, NESG, pointed out that he joined the senatorial contest with a baggage of experience, connections and past antecedents of positive contributions to the development of Enugu State and nation at large.

He said: “I heard, I observed, I watched developments in the political arena. I watched everything with keen  interest; I heard the cries of my people, I saw the oppression of my people, I saw the persecution of my people, I saw disempowerment of my people; then I said does it mean we don’t  have people in our land again? Why is it that we are afraid to talk, why can’t we walk along the road with our heads high?

“The senate I’m going to is not for myself, I’m going for the people of Enugu East senatorial zone; I’m going for our youths, for young women in our midst who have no job, I’m going there because of our fathers and our mothers who have no hospital to go to, I’m going there because of the widows, we are going there because of students. And we should not be afraid”.

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Injustice Made Me To Dump PDP For APC – Senator Abbo

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Injustice Made Me To Dump PDP For APC – Senator Abbo

Elisha Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo has stated that injustice in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made him leave the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He stated this on Thursday shortly after he was presented with the party flag by the Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.

Senator Aboo said he has found justice, development, and purposeful leadership in the ruling party.

Also Read: BREAKING: Senator Abbo Dumps PDP; Joins APC

“In the first place, the reason, why everybody should join politics, is to serve the people. The essence of government is to shield the poor masses and ensure justice,” he said.

“My main mission of joining the APC is because I have seen justice, I have seen development and I have seen the desire for the leadership at the highest peak to sacrifice their personal comfort just to make the poor people feel good. So I am in the APC to deliver, I am into the APC to help the people.”

The lawmaker promised to work to make sure the APC takes back Adamawa State from the PDP in 2023.

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NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians – Nyesom Wike

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NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians - Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has expressed that he has never seen a more corrupt institution than the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

He made this remark while speaking as a guest on Channels TV Sunrise Daily on Thursday morning.

Also Read: Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike went on to describe the Commission as a cash cow for politicians, stating that this has been the practice for a very long time.

The Governor also stated during the interview that South-South Governors have challenged NDDC against carrying out projects without consulting the state government.

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BREAKING: Senator Abbo Dumps PDP; Joins APC

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BREAKING: Senator Abbo Dumps PDP; Joins APC

Elisha Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo has defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

Senator Abbo, who represents Adamawa North in the Nigerian Senate announced his defection from the PDP to the APC in a letter addressed to the Senate.

Senator Ahmad Lawan, the President of the Nigerian Senate, read the letter during Wednesday’s plenary session.

Also Read: 2023 Presidency: Bode George Cautions Buhari About Tinubu

In his letter, Senator Abbo explained that his decision to defect to the APC is because of the mismanagement of the PDP in Adamawa state by Governor Umaru Fintiri.

Senator Abbo who is a first-term lawmaker was elected in 2019 to the Senate on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Meanwhile, the name Senator Elisha Abbo became popular amongst Nigerians last year after he made headlines for slapping an attendant in a sex toy shop for ‘disrespecting’ him.

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