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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has come out to boast that it has what it takes win win more South East States in upcoming elections.
Ijeomah Arodiogwu who is the National Vice Chairman of the party, South East, made this known on Tuesday while briefing newsmen following the re-election of Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State.
He asserted that the party had performed admirably to earn the victory in Imo and promised that it would spur further party triumphs in the near future.
Arodiogbu has also urged aggrieved candidates in the last election to shun issues that could bring crisis to the state.
Arodiogbu, who was accompanied by a former ambassador of Nigeria to Congo Brazaville/former chairman of the Road Safety Commission, Greg Mbadiwe; a member of the National Campaign Council for Imo State Governorship election, Sen. Emma Anosike, stressed that the president, Bola Tinubu, was ready to work with Uzodimma to link Imo State and other South East group to the national political grid.
‘The Southeast will gain lots of democracy dividend by hooking up at the centre. That is why the president calls Governor Hope Uzodinma,’ Governor General.
Meanwhile, Arodiogbu has condemned the action of a civil society group, Yiagi, which described the just concluded election in the state as not being fairly conducted.
He has equally enjoined other candidates that contested with Uzodinma to accept the result with the spirit of sportsmanship for the progress of the State.
He said: ‘We urge the opponents and defeated candidates in the last election to show spirit of sportsmanship by congratulating the governor, Hope Uzodinma.’