Buhari to tour South-east soon, Okorocha says

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President Buhari at FEC Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is to embark on tour of South-east states beginning with Ebonyi to improve the relationship between the region and the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government.

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo disclosed this on Thursday after a closed door meeting with Mr. Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

“The South-east before now was not measuring in APC. But we have worked out strategies and modalities on how to improve relationship between the people of South-east and APC government.

“That was top on the agenda and the need for Mr. President to come to South-east as quickly as possible, to begin to show his presence.

“Luckily, the President will be coming to Ebonyi State very soon and he will pass through Imo State to Anambra State. So, covering three states within this short time will be right step in the right direction.

“We have come to realise in the South-east that we are better off in APC than any other party in the federal republic of Nigeria.’’

He said that membership of the APC in the South-east would continue to increase as many politicians had been joining the party in recent times.

On the 2019 presidential election, Mr. Okorocha stated that Buhari was democratically qualified to re-contest the presidential election.

He, however, stated that the president must go through party primaries so as to avoid imposition of candidates.

“We don’t allow imposition of candidates. It must be democratically done. If President Buhari will lead the ship in 2019, it must be democratically done.

“I said, democratically and transparently done to the amazement of the whole world, the way we do our things in APC and people will be happy,’’ he added.

The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that some APC governors have advocated for automatic ticket for Buhari to enable him seek re-election in 2019.

The governors included Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara; Samuel Ortom of Benue; Simon Lalong of Plateau and Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa.

(NAN)


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  • Justice Equity

    Automatic ticket for clueless disaster and woeful failure, God have mercy.
    When will Nigeria come out from this circle of the leadership of mediocrity, myopic pretenders and hollow minded misfits.
    May God give us a Messiah in 2019.

  • Frank Bassey

    I will be surprised if our South-East brothers are excited by this announcement.

  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    The tyrant will visit one of his lackies at Owerri government house. The mainstream Igbo society does not welcome blood-thirsty killers to our land.

    This man is directly responsible for issuing the orders for the msss extra-judicial killings and forced disappearances of hundreds of our youth.

    ALL WE WANT IS FOR INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE TO STEP IN AT THE RIGHT TIME AND DELIVER JUSTICE TO HUNDREDS OF GRIEVING FAMILIES WHOSE YOUNG ONES WERE KILLED BY THIS CORRUPT VAMPIRE WHO TAKES DELIGHT IN KILLING THE FUTURE OF THE IGBO RACE.

    • pambegua

      That is your opinion. He is not visiting because of you(IPOB members who don’t have the interest of Igbo at heart but to cause confusion within Igbo’s who have succeeded in doing well in all aspect). He is visiting because of APC members who believed in (PMB) and in the unity of NIGERIA. He is visiting to build bridges within the Igbo Nation. He is visiting to assured the Igbo’s they have a greater future in his Government(APC). Okorocha is doing the needful of sustaining peace for Igbo’s in the NORTH, SW, SE(whom have succeeded in businesses COMPARED to what your semi God KANU was doing. KANU was only deceiving people like you as he was not ready to go extra mile to FIGHT FOR BIAFRA. He chicken out when the need arise. Look at CANTALANS(CATALONIANS), The main Leader(Carles Puigdemont) too chickens OUT to Belgium leaving the poor’s to suffer.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        You must realise that Rochas is not a proper Igbo, he is of northern origins to the best of our knowledge so he has no feeling for the millions of Igbos killed since 1967 by northerners under various guises.

        This is about the human rights and justice that we deserve as humans
        BUHARI HAS NO RIGHT TO EXTRA-JUDICIALLY KILL OUR UNARMED YOUTH. HE MUST FACE JUSTICE AS FAR AS WE ARE CONCERNED

        • NwaIgbo

          You are wrong. thoughless and misguided. I was born in Jos by parents who are from Owerri city, so I am not a true Igbo? Ewu!

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            You were not born more than a year after your father’s death ?

        • pambegua

          You Tawanda incommunicado what have you done(improved) for the people of Igbo tribe killed since 1967 till date compare to what Rocha’s has done? You are too blinded to see anything. People like you are so greedy that you only think of yourselves pretending as if you are MORE Igbo MORE than ROCHAS. You thinks fighting for Biafra is destroying BRIDGES rather than building BRIDGES? Even the dead knows ROCHAS had done more GOOD to Igbo NATION than internet warriors like you.

    • Oladele

      President Muhammadu Okechukwu Buhari will visit our brothers and sisters in the SE and he will be welcomed.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        Of couse ,a charade may be organised by governors but the pepple would rather have him stay away. The thought of such a visit is poignant to the average Igbo person.

  • Jon

    Muslims live in false peace. When they are given a call to do the bidding of their Allah, they start killing and killing. One answered that call to do the bidding of their Allah in New York lately by using a rented truck to mow down bicyclists. During the killing he said to be shouting “Allah Akbar.” Whatever that means in Arabic.

    So, is anyone surprise by the killing from a muslim tyrant President? It is a call to do the bidding of their Allah. Boko Haram is answering the same call too.

    So, If you have a Northern Hausa/Fulani muslim neighbor, you must sleep with one eye open. Once the call comes to do the bidding of their Allah, know your escape route.

  • Anasieze Donatus

    MR PRESIDENT YOU ARE WELCOMED IN IGBOLAND AS THE

    OGBUAU 1 OF IGBOLAND .MY ABLE LEADER

    • Oladele

      Before we clap, what is Ogbuau?

      • Anasieze Donatus

        Mistake ,it is spe;t OGBUAGU lion killer

        • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

          Aboki……better stick to Hausa which you speak from birth .

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      Aboki……ka ji kwo ?

  • Mgbamgba Brothers

    Let ths evil Man anti Igbo people step his Fulani foot in Igbo Land and see if he will go out alive.We arre waiting for him.

    • Oladele

      What is your problem this boy?

      • Paschal Charles

        We are waiting for him to come

        • Oladele

          Charly, you are inviting Egwu Eke III are you serious? Are you a snake charmer?

    • whereto

      Mad man. I hope the DSS lock you up in an asylum where you belong. You think you are anonymous behind your China keyboard? Dunce.

    • front man

      Shut up lagos street hawker

    • pambegua

      Story. Are you stronger than KANU? Are you well organized more than KANU? It took only a platoon of soldiers on Python Dance along a road in Arachukwu and BIAFRA FIELD MARSHAL KANU with his BSS runaway. You are in Alaba International market in Lagos selling electronics while making mouth here. Come to Onitsha, Aba, Owerri and see if your threat is anything

  • obiora

    The Blood Drinking Tyrant is intrested to come and verify the people He killed in East of Nigeria. But Igbo people do not want to see Vampire in their Land. We do not want Blood Man in our Holy Land.

  • OJpo

    What is spectacular about Buhari’s visit to the Southeast. I don’t see any logic. Why is southeast turning itself to a FOREIGN COUNTRY.

  • stackCrawler

    we stand with president Buhari all the way

  • stackCrawler

    PMB for life

  • front man

    We are patiently waiting for you sir

  • front man

    God bless Nigeria
    God bless pmb
    God bless us all

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      God does not bless killers