- Bola Tinubu has assured all the businessmen in the southeast region of improved commercial activities once he becomes president in 2023
- The presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress in the 2023 general election gave the assurance during his visit to Ebonyi state
- According to Tinubu, policies would be put in place to address the factors limiting development in the region
The 2023 presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has assured businessmen in the southeast region of Nigeria of addressing issues hindering development once he emerges president in 2023.
Speaking during his visit to Abakaliki, Ebonyi states capital city, Tinubu promised to ensure the implementation of policies that will address some of the factors that limit development in the region.
He also commended the governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, for his excellent performance in lifting the state.
The APC's presidential candidate noted that Umahi has laid a solid foundation for Ebonyi as that remains a good testament to what is possible in Nigeria.
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No discrimination will be encourgaged
He also assured that as Nigeria's president, he (Tinubu) there would be no discrimination against the Igbo people as they will be treated and encouraged the same way he did while he was Lagos state governor.
“I believe in the entrepreneurial spirit of the Igbo. I encouraged a lot of Igbo businesses and investments in Lagos and will even do more if I become president.
“If elected, there will be no discrimination, Igbo’s interests will be respected and protected. I will also encourage policies to aid commerce and support South East states to reach their full potential.
“I will engage the leaders of the Southeast in a heart-to-heart discussion on all issues agitating their minds.
“If elected, I will address all issues and policies that tend to hinder their commerce and enterprise. I will work with businessmen and women and encourage them to make the South East the Taiwan of Africa."
Tinubu makes strong demand from Western countries as 2023 election approaches
Countries across the Western region have been urged to compensate Nigeria for their explorative activities in the past years.
The call was made by the 2023 presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress Bola Tinubu.
According to Tinubu, resources obtained from Nigeria were used as key contributors to the development of Western economies.
Top southeast APC chieftain speaks on Tinubu's plan for Nigerian Christians
Christians across Nigeria have been urged not to worry about their well-being should Bola Tinubu become victorious in the 2023 presidential election.
The assurance to the Christians was given by a former speaker of Imo state's House of Assembly, Achom Ihim.
Ihim said Tinubu has a good relationship with Christians which can be seen in his marriage to Senator Oluremi Tinubu.