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Uzodinma assures Nigerians benefits of Tinubu’s policies tough ahead of Edo governorship election 

Imo State Governor and the Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Hope Uzodinma has given assurance that Nigerians will soon start reaping the benefits of President Bola Tinubu’s bold policies.

Uzodinma also stated that APC is poised to win the September 21 Edo governorship election because of the party’s majority strength.

The governor spoke when he led some members of the PGF on a solidarity visit to the National Chairman of the APC, Dr. Abdulahi Ganduje at the Secretariat of the party in Abuja on Monday.

“We in Nigeria under our own leadership, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is also bringing out policies to ensure, given the kind of economy he met, given the kind of situation he saw when he came, he has started the treatment and by the grace of God, I am very confident that very soon Nigerians will be jubilant about how he has managed to navigate the waters”.

As to why they are at the party National secretariat, he said it was to show support to the leadership of the party that gave them the opportunity to run and win election on its tickets.

“How can you ask a man who is in his house why he is in his house. We are here, you know of course we are governors of APC. APC produced us and we are in Abuja for a meeting and of course in obedience to the discipline of partly and loyalty to party, we have to visit the Secretariat to touch with the leadership of the party; chairman and members of the National Working Committee (NWC) and above all, commiserate with the chairman who also lost his mother-in-law; and also show solidarity with the chairman and managers of our party.

“Those who are serving us, the national leadership of our party, providing service, they are managing our party day to day, they are looking after the policies of the party, they’re in charge of the administration of the party and of course, we members of the party and also critical stakeholders are committed to following and encouraging them as a way of showing support and that is solidarity”.

“I am the chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum and when I speak, I speak on behalf of my colleagues, 20 governors; a party like APC that is in control of 20 states out of 36 and also has produced a president and members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) is the majority party and if election is the game of numbers, it means majority will win.

“So when we get to Edo because we are majority party for instance, on the 20th of this month the National campaign council will be inaugurated in Edo State and it is expected that most of us, the members of the Progressives Governors Forum will be in attendance. Which other party can provide or boast of such asset, politically speaking. So, we don’t need to over flog the horse, the truth of the matter is that the APC has done very well in Nigeria. What is happening currently, is a global economic problem”.

In his remarks, APC National Chairman, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje expressed confidence in the PGF and assured that they party will continue to collaborate with them.

“There is no doubt, we are highly elated we anticipated today when I got the information that they are coming. So, I think is a blessing, a big blessing to us. So, we are so happy about it and we have confidence in them.

“We will do all it takes to ensure that we maintain good relationship with our governors all over the country and we will help to protect their interests and there is no doubt that they’re also assisting the party, they are making the party to be proud as an institution”.

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the Publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online newspaper in Government, Politics, Sport, Entertainment and Religion. Prevail Inegbenose studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. He is an experienced journalist with 16 years of active and practical journalism. Prevail Inegbenose is the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja - Nigeria. Tel: 08039564796.

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