By Ezekiel Kagbala
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured supporters and candidates of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) a total victory and complete take over, noting that from the Presidential, National Assembly, Governorship to state Assemblies APC will win in the next month general elections.
President Buhari made the assurance on Thursday at the Warri Township Stadium, during the flag-off of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential/governorship campaign/mega rally in Delta state.
Speaking, Buhari said “That his administration, would continue to give attention to issues of security and the economy, noting that security would allow for a proper management of the nation, which would eventually give room for a thriving economy.
Buhari said that if reelected next month, he would redouble his effort in his administration’s fight against corruption even as he assured the people of Niger Delta region that his promise to develop the region would continue to receive serious attention.
“I assure you, the fundamental objectives we have identified and campaigned on in 2015 are still relevant; the country has to be secured to be properly managed and proper management means doing well in the economy. We have a young population, most of them unemployed, this is of great concern.
“I assure you that the programme mentioned here about the development of the Niger Delta will be taken even more seriously. I expect you to please cooperate and vote APC from top to bottom. APC from top to bottom”, the president said.
“In the fight against corruption, I assure you that all those who have fraudulently enriched themselves when they were entrusted with public funds, we will eventually get them and deal with them. We are doing it, we will continue to do it and I assure you, we will not abuse your trust, he added.
The Director General of the Presidential Campaign Council and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi in his remark said “don’t sleep on that day because if you sleep PDP will steal the slip and write results as they always do. You said you want to change Okowa, the only way to change Okowa is to go out that day to vote. Vote for Buhari, vote for Ogboru and don’t vote Okowa, that way APC will win”. lmmediate past governor of the state, who is also contesting the Delta South Senatorial District’s election on the platform of the APC, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, said “Mr. President, Delta people have seen what you have done and they are ready to vote you in a second time”.
In his remarks, the Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, assured President Buhari that he would sweep the election in Delta state.
Speaking at the palace of the Ovie of Uvwie, where all Urhobo monarchs received the president, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, reeled out the achievements of the administration in Delta state and other.