Merchants at Ariaria Worldwide Market in Aba on Monday referred to as on President Muhammadu Buhari to requires the removing of Paul Ikonne because the Government Secretary of the Nationwide Agricultural Land Improvement Authority (NALDA), by Chief Harmless Madumere.
An announcement signed by the Chairman of Ariaria Market Merchants Affiliation, Elder Emeka Igara, Monday, mentioned they’re fearful that the mentioned Madumere who’s unknown to the affiliation is utilizing its identify to interact in partisan politics with sponsorship from well-known political detractors within the state.
In accordance with him, “no person licensed anybody to concern any assertion on behalf of Ariaria merchants and we don’t want anybody to make use of our identify to additional their personal political pursuits. We’ve nothing in opposition to Prince Ikonne who has executed quite a bit for us alongside together with his father Eze I.O. Ikonne.
“In any case, we’re pleased with the President for his selection of a spherical peg in a spherical gap in a devoted persona like Prince Ikonne in opposition to appointing those that don’t have anything to supply to Nigeria and the President.
“We’ll subsequently resist any try by these unscrupulous politicians who’ve lengthy misplaced political worth within the state due to their notorious political voyage up to now, to harass or intimidate Prince Ikonne simply to feather their very own nests.
It maintained that there isn’t a higher Ambassador for the president in Abia State than Prince Ikonne and people who help the President are doing so due to the sterling qualities of few individuals like Prince Ikonne and his father, Eze Ikonne.
Don’t take away Paul Ikonne – Ariaria merchants inform Buhari