A member of the Board of Trustees, BOT, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Gen. John Okoloagu, rtd., has declared that the individuals 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 Celebration, PDP, was not labelled a Yoruba celebration.
He mentioned it was faulty 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 is just not a Hausa or Fulani celebration. APC is just not a Muslim celebration. We should always educate our individuals on this,” he mentioned.
He mentioned that in a free and truthful election, APC would win election in any a part of the nation, together with Enugu State.
“In a free and truthful election, PDP is just not on floor. We’ll not rig elections however we will win the 2023 election. PDP can say something. Go to your space and persuade individuals 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 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 subsequent election.
“Guarantee too that Native Authorities elections come below the supervision and conduct of INEC and that’s the solely time you individuals 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 individuals to register with APC, stating that even civil servants have been free to register and change into celebration members.
Earlier, the Enugu State Chairman of APC, Dr. Ben Nwoye had urged celebration trustworthy 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.