- Chief Osita Okechukwu says Buhari's victory will now guarantee uninterrupted development of critical infrastructure in the country
- Okechukwu lists some of these critical infrastructure to include roads, rail and massive investment in agriculture
- The director-general of VON says he and other group members would organise a victory party over the election of Buhari
The director-general of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Chief Osita Okechukwu, has declared that the secon-term victory of President Muhammadu Buhari will guarantee uninterrupted development of critical infrastructure in the country.
Legit.ng learnt that Okechukwu said this while reacting in Enugu to the victory of the president at the election.
According to him the resounding victory of President Buhari at the poll had provided a lifeline to ongoing development of critical infrastructure.
“These critical infrastructure included roads, rail and massive investment in agriculture, which is geared towards diversification of the country’s economic base and attaining self-sufficiency in food production,” he said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports him as sayng that the south east had a lot to gain with the re-election of Buhari to serve the country for another four years.
“The Eastern Rail Line Corridor, Enugu Coal, 2nd Niger Bridge, Enugu Urban Water Scheme and others are now guaranteed.
“This is why the jubilation in the entire South-East concerning this victory,” he added.
Okechukwu recalled that not minding economic downturn shortly after Buhari assumed office in 2015, his administration within its first tenure, embarked on provision of additional 5,000 megawatts of electricity.
He noted that Buhari was also doing 5,000 kilometers of federal roads and 5,000 kilometers standard gauge rail lines.
“Buhari’s uncommon stride in the provision of critical infrastructure is why we are happy with his victory this morning,” he said while insisting that the administration had invested in critical infrastructure, more than any other government since the return of democracy in Nigeria in 1999.
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“This is the foundation of prosperity as captured in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) of his administration,” Okechukwu, said adding that there was “no better opportunity than the second term of President Buhari to consolidate on the gains already made.”
“Buhari Support Organisation/Zikist Buharist Movement will organize a victory party to celebrate the victory of President Buhari in the polls once more.”
Legit.ng earlier reported how President Muhammadu Buhari, at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council office, addressed the nation shortly after being declared the winner of the 2019 presidential election.
In a brief speech by the president, he thanked Nigerians for re-election him and praised the efforts of the national leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the party's national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, towards his successful re-election.
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