…Congratulates APC, Oshiomhole for successful hold of direct presidential primary
President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the just concluded presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been described as the sure sign that Nigeria’s process of national development is on track.
A chieftain of the APC in Rivers state, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, who stated this in a statement he issued in Port Harcourt on Sunday, also congratulated the party and its leadership, especially the National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for sparking the beginning of a revolution in the nation’s democratic process, through the successful use of the direct primary system to produce the presidential candidate.
According to Eze, the fact that over 16 million members of the the party across the country cast their lots to affirm President Buhari as the party’s presidential candidate showed that the election, come February 2019, would be a mere walk over as more Nigerians are becoming aware of the vision of the administration and the currently ongoing works to elevate the country to the class of the world’s developed nations.
He, however, urged Nigerians not to mind the propaganda and falsehoods from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) camps and unite to get President Buhari reelected for a better future for the nation and avoid those that looted her common patrimony with impunity from regaining power at the centre by any means.
“I am convinced with the 16m members of APC as contained in our database that affirmed President Buhari as our Flag -Bearer winning the 2019 general elections not minding whoever that PDP will elect wouldn’t be a challenge or obstacle to the reelection of President Buhari”, he said.
He recalled that recently, at the State of New Jersey and City of Philadelphia, President Buhari was doubly honoured as special citations were read on the Nigerian leader’s military, professional and political strides.
The Chairman, Nigerian Coalition for Business Development and Investment, Dr Jude Iheoma, also read a citation on behalf of the City of Philadelphia.
On hand to witness the honour were international investors and captains of industry.
Also there were ministers; directors-general; Dr Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO NEPAD International; Princess Gloria Akobundu, CEO NEPAD Nigeria; Prof Ibrahim Gambari, former Minister of External Affairs; and top senior government officials from Nigeria.
He pleaded with Nigerians to unite “so that together we can encourage this world respected leader by reelecting him so that we will not become a laughing stock before the International community.
“For the entire world and world leaders to be queuing up just to meet President Muhammadu Buhari, is an indication that there is something special about President Buhari, there is something about the Nigeria he now leads, that the world likes.
“I think that Nigerians themselves should better look at this from this positive point of view, as a major development. We had situations in the country in the past where key world leaders didn’t want to meet our own leaders, all of that has changed in the last three years”, Eze noted.