The Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Abia North Senatorial district, of Abia State, Chief Amah Abraham has insisted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lengthy been rejected by the folks of the state, due to its apparent failure within the management of the nation.
Fielding questions from newsmen in Umuahia on Tuesday, Abraham remarked that elections have been decided by efficiency, including that with the huge infrastructure ongoing in Aba metropolis, the residents of Aba are proud of the Ikpeazu authorities and are able to reciprocate the kindness and benevolence of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for his occasion, the PDP on Saturday throughout the oncoming bye election.
“APC shouldn’t be asking for the votes of Aba folks as a result of the occasion has not performed something in Aba and can’t level at any construction it has constructed within the metropolis because it took over energy in 2015. Reasonably, what it has inflicted on Aba residents is insecurity and killings,” he stated.
On insecurity within the nation, he contended that the current profiling of the Fulani as bandits and terrorists was borne out of the truth that the federal authorities led by Muhammadu Buhari, a Fulani, has not lived as much as expectations by way of securing the nation.
“Prior to now, we’ve got had Presidents and Heads of State who’re of Fulani descent, like Shehu Shagari, Sani Abacha and Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who’ve dominated this nation and did effectively. Why is Buhari’s personal completely different?
“It’s as a result of folks round him carry on deceiving him, hiding the reality from him, telling him that he’s doing fairly effectively in all fronts whereas in precise reality, all shouldn’t be effectively in all areas, notably within the space of safety”, he declared.
Abraham maintained that Buhari’s failure to safe the nation shouldn’t be borne by him alone, however leaders together with Igbos who encompass him.
“We now have folks like Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia State who carry on urging him on, informing folks that he (Buhari) is an effective chief who’s doing marvelously effectively in all areas together with safety; why gained’t he flounder and dither?
“In the course of the regimes of those previous rulers together with that of Olusegun Obasanjo, folks like Dr Alex Ekwueme, Dr Chuba Okadigbo, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim and so on have been readily available to commend the place essential and condemn when the necessity arose, however not so at present.
“In Obasanjo’s period, governors then like Victor Attah, Donald Duke and few others carried out excellently; establishing constructions that may proceed to endure for many years. However not so in Abia State the place Orji Kalu ruled. All of the constructions he constructed have all decayed. As a substitute displaying regret, Kalu has continued to misinform the folks on the initiatives being performed in Aba.
“And at present, he’s asking Aba electorates to vote for his youthful brother, Mascot Uzor Kalu as Member, Home of Representatives for the Aba North/Aba South federal constituency. Throughout Sam Mbakwe’s administration of Outdated Imo State, constructions have been inbuilt Aba that are seen at present and that’s what Governor Okezie Ikpeazu is attempting to duplicate within the industrial metropolis and he’s saying the other”, he submitted.
He requested Aba residents to vote en plenty for the PDP candidate within the Saturday’s Bye Election for Aba North/Aba South federal constituency.
The previous Abia governor, he remarked, was concerned within the worse anti-party exercise in recorded historical past.
“How are you going to be in one other occasion and safe a ticket in your youthful brother in one other political occasion and even made him to defeat your occasion within the election?
“For the eight years Nnanna Uzor Kalu represented Aba North/Aba South, nothing was drawn to town. He didn’t even utter a phrase within the Home. His illustration was often called deaf and dumb period”, he acknowledged.