APC Convention: Food Vendors Lament As Eagle Square Eateries Record Low Sales

APC Convention: Food Vendors Lament As Eagle Square Eateries Record Low Sales

  • Many food vendors are unhappy in Abuja over low patronage despite the ongoing All Progressives Congress’ convention
  • The food vendors stationed at Eagle Square are disappointed following a dull opening ceremony of the APC convention
  • The food vendors lamented that things are not this dull even on normal days but despite the ongoing activities, they could barely make sales

Despite the ongoing All Progressives Congress’ convention, food vendors at Eagle Square who were hoping to make brisk sales from the opening ceremony have lamented the low patronage.

Punch Newspaper reports that except for a few people, the seats in nearly all the stands were empty.

The newspaper add that the car park that used to be jam-packed with vehicles also looked semi-deserted.

APC Convention: Food Vendors Lament As Eagle Square Eateries Record Low Sales
Many food vendors are unhappy in Abuja over low patronage despite the ongoing All Progressives Congress’ convention
Source: Twitter

“Today looks somehow,” Nkechi Amadi, a food vendor was quoted to have said.

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Another caterer, Juliana Ameh, also shared her concerns when she said that the situation has not always been this ‘dry’ except when workers embark on strike.

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Onoja made the appeal in an open letter addressed to the delegates on Monday, June 6, and seen by Legit.ng.

He stated that Bello is a courageous leader and an all-inclusive boss irrespective of class, who is physically and mentally fit for the office of the president.

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Meanwhile, Legacy Transformation Initiative, a policy formulation, and analysis hub has lamented the inducement of delegates by Nigerian politicians as seen in the just concluded primary election held by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The non-partisan group called on the ruling APC not to toe the path of the PDP ahead of its convention.

It said it will be a stain on the reputation of the party if its delegates are induced monetarily as it was in the case of the opposition party.

Source: Legit.ng

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