Non-Indigenes In A’Ibom Crave Support For Jonathan
THE Chairman, Board of Trustees of Non-Indigene Progressive Forum (NIPF) in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. John Bello, has said that the hue and cry about the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, favouring one political party against The other, was a fallacy and unfounded.
He made this assertion during joint press conference organised by the NIPF and Akwa Ibom Indigenes in Rivers State for the endorsement.
Have President Goodluck Jonathan and the PDP governorship candidate in
Akwa Ibom, Mr. Udom Emmanuel. Bello, who said that the group’s presence in Akwa Ibom, was not only
For politics but for the promotion of ethnic harmony and peace across the 31 local government areas of the state, stressed that with Jega antecedents of integrity, forthrightness, transparency and Commitment to assigned responsibilities, there is no way the electoral umpire would be supporting any of the political parties. “Jega is not such a person who easily throw his integrity overboard
You remember is days as ASUU President, it was based on such qualities
That Mr President appointed him to handle this sensitive position”, Bello said.
According to him, NIPF was founded in 2007 and since then has been Supporting the PDP government, noting that, the group’s support for
Jonathan second term bid stemmed from the transformation started by His administration, which would place Nigeria in the world economic map, If sustained by him.
Going through memory lane, he said that, the President’s drive towards diversifying the economy and the transformation in the power, transportation, agriculture and other sectors, should not be left in the hands of a new comer.
“What Jonathan is doing is a great job and he should be allowed to Continue”, he added.