The former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Dr Ben Nwoye, has donated his private house in the state to the Tinubu/Shetima campaign.
Addressing newsmen on Sunday on the campaign place of work, Nwoye stated the furnished storey duplex, positioned on the Independence Structure axis of Enugu town, which serve as the Tinubu/Shetima Independence campaign office.
He stated the gesture is a part of his contribution to the APC’s presidential flag bearer, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu and his running mate, including that “this office will allow us to run an sucessful campaign when the time comes.
Nwoye, a serving Commissioner in the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, (FCCPC), representing South-East Nigeria (FCCPC), expressed optimism that the APC and its presidential Candidate, will be victorious in the 2023 general election.
He mentioned that the party’s presidential hopeful Tinubu has the capability and all it takes to win the ballot, urging Enugu State and South East Voters to shun non secular and ethnic sentiments and embody Nigeria’s ruling celebration’s Usual bearer.
He stated “This “Tinubu/Shetima Unbiased Marketing campaign place of work will even function a decision Centre. We’re going to use it to succeed in out to all our over 184,000 thousand registered contributors, and all of the Enugu citizens, in particular the ones on the grassroot degree.
Nwoye, who is a member of the Tinubu/Shetima national campaign, disclosed tthat the support group has concluded plans to reach out to all aggrieved members of the party in the state that have defected to different political parties due to the internal wrangling bedevilling APC in the state.
“We are going to use the Tinubu/Shetima Independent Campaign platform to garner huge votes for our presidential Candidate in Enugu State, and South East Nigeria. Our focus will be on the grassroot level, polling units and political wards.
“At the appropriate time, we will take to the people the score card of what the APC-led federal government has done in the South East, such as the Enugu Onitsha Expressway, Enugu/ PortHacourt expressway, 2nd Niger Bridge, the establishment of several higher institutions in the zone, Enugu state inclusive, several human capital intervention programmes, amongst others.
He, however, admitted that though, Nigeria as a nation has been facing some challenges for some time under the APC-led federal government, especially on the issue of insecurity and high inflation rate, which he posited, was universal, but added that it shouldn’t be enough reason for people to completely write off the huge achievements recorded by the Buhari led government in various sectors of the Country’s economy.
“So, at the right time, we are going to let the people of Enugu State, know what the APC-led federal government has done in the state in the last seven years.
He also used the fora to caution those threatening Candidates of certain political parties not to come to South East for the campaign, describing such comments as highly uncivilized.
“This is a democracy, and people are free to join political parties of their choice, as well as canvass votes for their parties and candidates in parts of the country during elections, So, threatening certain Candidates and their parties is highly condemnable and unacceptable,” he said.