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Akpabio urges Nigerians, corporate sector to rally round Jonathan

2015-01-29 20:25
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Akwa Ibom State governor, Chief Godswill Akpabio, has called on Nigerians, particular actors in the corporate sector of the country to massively support President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election, noting that the Jonathan administration’s achievements in the electricity, transport and agricultural sectors were massive and should convince Nigerians that he meant well for the country.

Akpabio, who stated these at the weekend, while speaking at the Fund raising dinner organized by the Corporate Forum in Lagos on Sunday, said "though the opposition has been making frantic efforts to discredit the Federal Government under Jonathan for self-serving purposes, it is time for Nigerians to rise and speak up on the transformation programmes of the administration, which have positively impacted their lives."

Also read: Akwa Ibom 2015: Group endorses Akpabio, others

According to Akpabio, the newly-constructed and rehabilitated roads across the country; the resuscitated railway and agricultural sectors and the improvement in the power sector, among others, were achievements that remained visible to Nigerians despite opposition’s attempts to demonise the president.

The governor particularly urged the corporate world to rally round the president, who he said, has succeeded in transforming the country and making it business-friendly, noting that the fact that the Cable News Network (CNN) also adjudged Nigeria’s economy as the third fastest growing under Jonathan’s administration showed that things “are working for Nigeria and continuity will be in everybody’s interest.”

Akpabio further said that while some state governors would be quick to point out their achievements in developing their respective states, the president should also take credit for such achievements, because the Federal Government has partnered effectively with states to give Nigerians new lease of life in the last four years.

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