APC presidential campaign train berths in Calabar
Presidential campaign train of the All Progressives Congress (APC) standard bearer, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and his running mate, Kashim Shettima, berths in Calabar today for a South-South town hall meeting.
Briefing newsmen in Calabar, yesterday, the Deputy Director in the Presidential Campaign Council/ Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee of the Local Organising Committee of the presidential candidate’s visit, Dr, Julius Okputu, said: “We are fully prepared for Asiwaju’s visit to Calabar for a town hall meeting with people of South South Nigeria.
“Preparations are in top gear to give a warm welcome to our presidential candidate, who will join us on Tuesday (today) for the town hall meeting.
“The state has so much to put in place for the incoming president to implement, especially in the area of agro-industrialisation, job creation, robust manufacturing and sustained innovation, national security architecture to obliterate terror, banditry, kidnapping, among others.
While describing Tinubu as a man with track record, who governed Lagos State with policies and initiative that branded and separated the state from others, Okputu stressed that with Tinubu at the helm of affairs, Nigeria would be great once again.
He said that the a APC presidential candidate and his deputy are the only capable hands to handle, revamp economy of the nation in 2023 and urged well-meaningful Nigerians not to hesitate to cast their votes for them.
Okputu described him as a fisher of men in governance, saying his cabinet in 1999 had a pan-Nigerian outlook, with which he executed policies and initiatives that branded and distinguished Lagos State.