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Buhari Is Committed To The Igbo People – Osinbajo


Buhari Is Committed To The Igbo People – Osinbajo

Buhari Is Committed To The Igbo People – Osinbajo

Buhari Is Committed To The Igbo People - Osinbajo

Buhari Is Committed To The Igbo People – Osinbaj

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the commitment of the President  Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to the progress and development of the South East.

The Vice President speaking yesterday in Awka at the campaign flag-off for the party’s governorship candidate, Tony Nwoye, in the election coming up next month.

He said one of the developments that had been undertaken by the APC government is the Second Niger Bridge, which the previous PDP administration, promised but never executed.  He said the Federal government has paid N2 billion mobilization fees to contractors for the commencement of work on the second Niger bridge in Onitsha.

He assured that Work on the project would be completed before the end of 2019.

Osinbajo also recalled that the Home Grown Scool Feeding Programme of the administration kicked off from Anambra, with over 100,000 school children already covered and thousands of cooks employed.This is in addition to the rail connection to Onitsha, in the state under the Lagos-Port Harcourt rail line and cities such as Awka, Umuahia, Owerri, Enugu, under the Port-Harcourt-Maiduguri line.

“Also, we have our N-Power programme for young graduates. Already we have employed 4,518 young graduates and we intend to increase the number. We will not make any promise we cannot keep”, the Vice President said.

In his speech, the National Chairman of APC, Chief John Oyegun, said APC successfully removed a sitting president and would do same in the state come Nov. 18.

According to him, there is no alternative than for the people in the state to join the mainstream of Nigerian politics by voting Nwoye.

In his response, the Apc Gubernatorial aspirant for the November 18, Governorship election in Amambra State, Mr Tony Nwoye appealed to the Federal Government to hasten the reconstruction of the Enugu-Onitsha express way.

He pledged that his administration would pay WAEC examination fees for indigent students and reduce school fees for all categories of students in the state.  The candidate also promised to improve on health care delivery in the state.

“The journey to Anambra State Government House has started today. Anambra people should know that our word is our bond.”

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