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 towards President Muhammudu Buhari or the ruling celebration.
He additionally made it clear that opposite to emotions in some quarters, the APC was not a Hausa or Yoruba celebration however belonged to all Nigerians.
Okoloagu, who spoke when he revalidated his membership of the celebration in his nation residence, Ukehe, Igbo-Etiti Native Authorities Space of Enugu State, famous that when ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was in energy, the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, was not labelled a Yoruba celebration.
He mentioned it was inaccurate for anyone to deduce that the Igbo hate APC or President Buhari.
“Igbos don’t have anything towards Buhari. They don’t have anything towards APC. APC isn’t a Hausa or Fulani celebration. APC isn’t a Muslim celebration. 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 isn’t 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 affix APC, ” he suggested celebration 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 legislation to dissuade rigging.
“Chairman, what you are able to do for the Igbo and Enugu State particularly 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 below the supervision and conduct of INEC and that’s the solely time you folks will perceive whether or not the Igbo have something towards the ruling celebration or not,” he declared.
Talking, Zwingina urged the ward chairmen to do something potential to persuade folks to register with APC, declaring that even civil servants had been free to register and change into celebration members.
Earlier, the Enugu State Chairman of APC, Dr. Ben Nwoye had urged celebration devoted within the space to embrace the train as it might place the APC in a vantage place to win elections in future.
Nwoye, who was counseled 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.