PDP Should Be Punished for Reneging on Power-Rotation Promise, Says APC Chairman at Tinubu’s Rally in Rivers

PDP Should Be Punished for Reneging on Power-Rotation Promise, Says APC Chairman at Tinubu’s Rally in Rivers

Nine days before the presidential election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign train berthed on Wednesday, February 15, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, to a tumultuous reception where its Presidential Candidate, Asíwájú Bola Tinubu, spoke on the need for unity, stability and non-violence.

Addressing an impressive rally at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium Port Harcourt, Tinubu said without peace and unity, the country cannot progress and achieve prosperity.

APC campaign rally in Rivers state, 2023 presidential election, Bola Tinubu, PDP
Tinubu takes presidential campaign to Rivers state. Photo credit: Tinubu Media Office
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Tinubu makes fresh promises as he campaigns in Rivers

In a statement signed by Tinubu Media Office, Tunde Rahman, on Wednesday and sent to Legit.ng, He urged the people of the state, particularly youths to ensure the next election is hitch-free and devoid of violence.

"Let us work hard and build a nation, a nation where peace, unity, stability, joy and happiness will reign supreme. We should be working together not killing one another," he said.

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Tinubu seeks support ahead of polls

He promised to work to ensure increased security in the state and South-South region, and provide effective protection for oil installations in the region.

The APC candidate paid special tribute to Abubakar Asari Dokubo who he described as his friend and brother.

"Asari Dokubo is a very bold and courageous worker. Brave and honest. Since I encountered him, he has been very consistent and straightforward."

Abdullahi Adamu speaks on how PDP should be dealt with for not fulfilling zoning promise

APC National Chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu condemned the opposition People's Democratic Party for reneging on its promise to field a Southern candidate and work toward a Southern president in 2023 after power would have resided in the North for eight years.

"PDP does not know the essence of promise. When you make a promise, you keep it. On our part, we are honourable people. We have a full-fledged Southerner as our candidate. What the PDP failed to do, we have done. What the party failed to give the South, APC has given the South. So as Southerners, please the people of Rivers, play your part by voting APC. Let your vote speak for you."

Tonye Cole receives the APC flag

At the rally, the APC flag was handed over to the governorship candidate in the state, Mr. Tonye Cole.

Cole promised the people a new government that is responsive to their yearning, urging them to vote the party at all levels.

The rally was attended among others by APC Vice Presidential Candidate Senator Kashim Shettima, Governors Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Dave Umahi (Ebonyi) and Babajide Sanwo-olu (Lagos) as well as former Ekiti State governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi and his former Edo State counterpart, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

Others included Minister of State (Petroleum) Chief Timprey Sylva, Deputy National Chairman (South), Barrister Emma Enekwu and his Northern counterpart, Senator Abubakar Kyari, National Vice Chairman (South-South) Chief Victor Giadom Nigeria's Ambassador to Jamaica Maureen Tamuno, Pastor Osagie Ise-Iyamu and Comrade Isa Aremu.

2023 election: “Avoid protest”, Ex-Lawmaker advises youths as Nigeria boils over scarcity of new Naira notes

In another report, Senator Shehu Sani, a politician and human rights activist, has sent an important message to Nigerians, especially the youth.

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the former Kaduna lawmaker urged the youths to shun violence of any sort and focus on the task ahead.

In a statement shared on his Twitter handle on Wednesday, February 15th, the politician alleged that the new naira notes scarcity and the fuel price hike and product scarcity were the handiwork of some politicians to scuttle the 2023 general elections.

Source: Legit.ng

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