A member of the Board of Trustees, BOT, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Gen. John Okoloagu, rtd., has declared that the folks of South-East don’t have anything in opposition to President Muhammudu Buhari or the ruling occasion.
He additionally made it clear that opposite to emotions in some quarters, the APC was not a Hausa or Yoruba occasion however belonged to all Nigerians.
Okoloagu, who spoke when he revalidated his membership of the occasion in his nation dwelling, Ukehe, Igbo-Etiti Native Authorities Space of Enugu State, famous that when ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was in energy, the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, was not labelled a Yoruba occasion.
He mentioned it was misguided for anyone to deduce that the Igbo hate APC or President Buhari.
“Igbos don’t have anything in opposition to Buhari. They don’t have anything in opposition to APC. APC will not be a Hausa or Fulani occasion. APC will not be a Muslim occasion. We must always educate our folks on this,” he mentioned.
He mentioned that in a free and honest election, APC would win election in any a part of the nation, together with Enugu State.
“In a free and honest election, PDP will not be on floor. We’ll not rig elections however we will win the 2023 election. PDP can say something. Go to your space and persuade folks to hitch APC, ” he suggested occasion members
Okoloagu appealed to the Chairman of the APC revalidation and membership registration, Despatched. Jonathan Zwingina, to make use of his good places of work to make sure that the electoral act was handed into regulation to dissuade rigging.
“Chairman, what you are able to do for the Igbo and Enugu State specifically is to make use of your contacts and expertise and no matter to make sure that the electoral act is signed earlier than the following election.
“Guarantee too that Native Authorities elections come beneath the supervision and conduct of INEC and that’s the solely time you folks will perceive whether or not the Igbo have something in opposition to the ruling occasion or not,” he declared.
Talking, Zwingina urged the ward chairmen to do something potential to persuade folks to register with APC, stating that even civil servants had been free to register and turn into occasion members.
Earlier, the Enugu State Chairman of APC, Dr. Ben Nwoye had urged occasion devoted within the space to embrace the train as it will place the APC in a vantage place to win elections in future.
Nwoye, who was recommended by Swingina over his efforts to make sure that the train is profitable, assured that the APC will seize Enugu State within the 2023 elections.