APC Happy With Southeast For Emerging Highest Donor For Buhari CampaignLatest News, News Friday, December 26th, 2014
Ignatius Okpara, Enugu – The South-east chapter of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has applauded the people of South- east Nigeria for being the highest contributors to the Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign fund.
The party in a press statement issued by its publicity secretary in the zone, Osita Okechukwu, made available to African Examiner on Thursday in Enugu, described the performance of the southeast as impressive.
According to the statement, it is an indication that the zone is now ready to assume pre-eminent position in the quest to elect Buhari as president in February.
It read in parts: “We are happy to announce that when the managers of the First Bank of Nigeria warehoused fund unveiled N54 million so far realized, Ndigbo topped the list of the highest donors; a unique account that has GMB as the only signatory.
“By topping the donor list, Ndigbo has graciously demonstrated that the celestial bond between GMB and the Nigerian masses and the middle class is Pan-Nigeria and not sectional as insinuated.”
“The Buhari Campaign Support Fund has GMB as the sole signatory for transparency purposes and meant to assist GMB who refused to enrich himself while in office to prosecute his presidential campaign.”
The statement however, salute the people of the region for “embracing the Buhari-Bandwagon-Vehicle for Salvation”
“It is our candid opinion that it is less than wise for the hard working and enterprising Ndigbo to election after election put all our eggs in one basket.” the stated added.
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