Popular APC BoT Member Dumps Tinubu, Endorses Peter Obi

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Peter Obi and Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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A member of the APC Board of Trustees has abandoned Tinubu in favour of .

Prince Benjamin Apugo, a prominent Abia politician and Board of Trustees (BoT) member of the All Progressive Congress (APC), endorsed the Labour party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, over the ruling party’s presidential candidate, .

 

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According to him, Peter Obi’s honesty, skill, and track record of accomplishments place him ahead of the other candidates for the seat.

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Prince Apugo also refuted misleading media reports that he had endorsed Abia APC governorship candidate High Chief Ikechi Emenike.

 

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Yesterday in his Ibeku Umuahia country home, the APC chieftain rallied support for the Labour Party’s governorship candidate, Dr. Alex Otti, claiming that he has the resources to rebuild Abia.

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He stated that he never endorsed Emenike’s governorship ambitions and cautioned against exploiting him for political gain.

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Apugo accused the APC-led Federal Government of ignoring Abia State, claiming that the federal government has no presence in the state.

“The APC has done nothing for my home state of Umuahia and Abia,” he lamented.

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In addition, he stated that the APC had not done much for Ndigbo and urged voters to vote in the upcoming election based on the competence and integrity of candidates rather than the party logo.

Apugo described the Igbo political elite as myopic and self-centered saboteurs after they made disparaging remarks about Obi.

 

He urged Igbo voters not to be deterred by the unpatriotic actions of these elements, who he claimed rarely visited their communities.

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According to him, Obi’s presidential ambitions and candidature have brought honour and respect to the Igbo people.

 

He recalled that this would be the first time Nigerians of various ethnic, religious, and political backgrounds would unite behind a presidential candidate from the South East.

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Apugo urged Ndigbo at home and abroad to vote in the upcoming elections for credible candidates of their choice.

 

He insisted that the era of manipulating election results was over, stating that those wishing to rig the polls would need to come up with a new plan.

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Apugo was optimistic that the upcoming elections would usher in a new Nigeria where merit and competence would be valued.

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