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President Buhari promises more infrastructure in all sectors

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will continue to provide the needed infrastructure to support the potentials of all the sectors in Nigeria to enable them thrive.

The President made the remark on Tuesday in Abia, the commercial city of Abia State, South-East Nigeria.

President Buhari pledged to do more for the people of Abia and Nigeria at large, if re-elected for a second term of office.

He thanked the Igbo people of the South-East for show of support as well as the Enyi I of Aba for the warm welcome he received and positive remarks about the work the Federal government has so far executed for the people of Abia State.

Speaking Earlier, the paramount ruler of Aba, Enyi I, Isaac Ikonne, thanked the President for executing a lot projects that have impacted positively on the lives of the people.

He therefore called on the people of the State to vote for President Buhari in the February 16 Presidential election.

Empower the people of the State

On his part, Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu commended President Buhari for directing the provision of electrify to the popular Ariaria market.

He thanked the Federal government for executing laudable projects that continue to empower the people of the State.

The President has done a lot for us in the area infrastructure as well as the school feeding programme, which has tremendously reversed our school enrolment from private to public schools with over 400 percent, the Governor stated.

In his remarks, Secretary General of the umbrella socio-cultural group of Igbos, also known as Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo, Uche Okwukwu, denied claims that the group had endorsed the Presidential candidate of any political party for the February 16 election as was reported by the media last week.

I am the Secretary and custodian of the secretariate of the Ohaneze and I know that we have not adopted the candidate of any party for the Presidential election. It is not true at all, he said.

The Secretary thanked President Buhari for showing love to the Igbos by implementing projects that have touches on their lives.

He praised the President for visiting the two main commercial cities in Igbo land, Onitsha and Aba during his campaign tour.

He adds that President Buhari has done what no other candidate has done. He has visited Onitsha, Aba and main commercial cities which he said no other person has done.

Source: Voice of Nigeria