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South-South Will Vote Massively For Buhari – APC



Buhari-in-Port-HarcourtPresidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and all the candidates of the party in the South-South zone have been assured that the zone would vote massively for them in the forthcoming general elections.

The Rivers State chapter of the APC gave the assurance on Friday in a statement by its chairman, Dr. Davies Ikanya.

The South-South zone comprises of six states namely, Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta, Cross River, Akwa Ibom and Edo State.

The zone is considered a stronghold of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate and incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan, who hails from Bayelsa State.

While congratulating Mr. Buhari on the success of the South-South rally held in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Thursday, Ikanya said there is nothing to compare between both candidates when it comes to caring for people of the region.

“While President Jonathan has confessed that he deliberately refused to develop Rivers State and the entire of South-South, General Buhari built one of the refineries in South-South and constructed the only road that links Bayelsa with Rivers State.

“This shows that if he is given another opportunity, he will develop the South-South more than President Jonathan, who has refused to develop the region and therefore does not deserve the people’s vote.

“The people of the South-South will indeed vote massively for General Buhari and other APC candidates for the various elections on March 28 and April 11”, the Rivers APC chairman said.

The party commended the former head of state for promising to fight corruption frontally upon assuming office as Nigeria’s next president.

It said it concurred with Mr. Buhari that “if we don’t fight corruption, corruption will kill us as a nation”, adding that “We are privileged to have Buhari as our presidential candidate; he is the bullet we have to fight corruption and by 29th, March, 2015 when General Buhari would have being announced as the president-elect of Nigeria, corruption will be reduced by 80 percent.”.

The APC dismissed President Jonathan as an unmitigated failure, saying: “His clueless administration has run our economy aground. Our naira is so devalued and the economy in such shambles that allowing Jonathan to stay in office a day longer will spell doom for our beleaguered country”.

The party noted that under Jonathan’s watch, the PDP has continued to bomb, maim, kill and destroy anything that is APC. It alleged that over 40 of its members had been killed while its secretariats had been bombed and destroyed.

“Our lives are on the line just because of election. Dame Judith Amaechi, the wife of the Governor of Rivers State and Director General of the APC Campaign Organisation, was attacked few days ago while campaigning, by the PDP hoodlums”, it said.

“Chidi Adi Amaechi, the younger brother of Governor Amaechi, a student of Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo State, was attacked brutally and his life is on the line just because of election.

“Our campaign Directors, Ade Sam Wobo and Emmanuel Chinda, were all attacked and only escaped death by the grace of God. Is that the type of leadership that we want for South-South and Nigeria as a whole?”

The APC said the PDP hates the zone “and we will surely punish them with our votes and with the eradication of cloned cards through the use of Smart Card Reader by INEC, PDP will surely be buried come March, 28th, 2015 to save our nation from the hands of vicious and clueless leadership”.

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  1. benjamin ogbebulu

    March 15, 2015 at 7:32 am

    When would APC learn that the consolidation of democracy, made possible by the ruling party, pdp has enhanced Nigerians understanding of what true democracy entails.the modern, 21century democracy as practised by developed and developing countries are about building strong institutions, rule of law, women and youth empowerment through creations of jobs, issues based campaign during electioneering, commending the ruling party where practicable and offering an alternative policy and programmes where the ruling, becomes complacent and running out of steam. The opposition like APC instead of convincing Nigerians and the international community of their party preparedness to take power from the ruling party by discussing through debate, unambiguous party manifesto, civilised mannerism, the party.has now resort to all manner of thuggery, uncouth noisy and unpleasant behaviours. As opposition party, what’s APC policy on economy, foreign policy, insurgency, domestic and international, youth and women,electricity in relation to global recession affecting both the developed and developing countries?. Nigerians are sick and tired of oyegun’s politics of negative propaganda, character assassination, making insensitive comments to overheat the polity and Apc farce of change. President Goodluck Jonathan remains the best president Nigeria has ever had.yes, nigeria as a nation has challenges but under president Goodluck Jonathan, the country has move forward in terms of democratic dividends as the physical development that had eluded the country in the past are now being achieve by the ruling party. President Goodluck Jonathan means well for Nigerian people and country.God bless Nigeria

  2. LAWAL

    March 27, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    PDP is my party from small till now that i no anythings about politices PDP owns this country and this nigeria

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PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria



PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos.

This was contained in a statement titled “EndSARS- Lekki Massacre,” signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, late on Tuesday.

Ologbodiyan said, “The Peoples Democratic Party, condemns in very strong terms, the killing of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos as well as other parts of our country.

Also Read: Shehu Sani Condemns Shooting Of #EndSARS Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

“It is shocking that security agents and, in some cases, thugs, were reportedly deployed to end the lives of promising Nigerians. This, to say the least, is saddening.

“Those responsible for the heinous murder of the innocent and harmless Nigerians must account for their nefarious acts.

“The PDP calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately direct an end to these wanton killings across our nation.


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#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari



Gov Yahaya Bello
#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

Governor Bello

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has declared his intention to lead the #EndSARS protest against police brutality ongoing nationwide.

He stated this during an interview with Africa Independent Television AIT on Monday night.

Bello called on his fellow state governors to tack charge in their respective states so as to prevent loss of lives and properties due to attacks by hoodlums.

Also Read: Fayemi Names Members Of Judicial Panel On Human Rights Violations By Police

He, however, warned Nigerian youths to resist the temptation of using the current situation in the country to seek an undemocratic change in leadership.

The Governor warned that those interested in the presidency must wait till 2023 and go through democratic processes.

He urged the protesting youths to leave the streets and embrace dialogue.

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#EndSARS: Protesters Rain Curses On Me: Femi Adesina



Why Buhari has travelled to the UK again - Femi Adesina
#EndSARS: Protesters Rain Curses On Me – Buhari’s Aide, Adesina

Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has revealed that he has been receiving curses from Nigerians through phone calls and text messages over a false report that he advised his principal to shun protesters.

Adesina stated in an article he wrote titled: “An Enemy of the People’ published on Thursday evening.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Nigerians Recount Their Horrible Ordeals In The Hands Of Thugs In Police Uniform

Adesina denied that he advised President Buhari for whatever reasons on the End SARS protesters, but said an online platform falsely accused him that he told Buhari to “ignore the protests and not give in to the demands of ‘Twitter warriors’.

He explained that his telephone numbers were posted on social media, thereby, making people reach out to him with curses.

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