- Professor Yemi Osinbajo noted that the Buhari administration has faced a lot of difficulty
- He however said the economy has recorded grwth
- He urged Nigerians to keep faith as things will get better soon
The acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari has been growing the Nigerian economy in spite of difficulties in the country.
He said this at Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom, on Wednesday, August 8 during the official defection of former Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Represented by the Secretary to the Federal Government, Mr Boss Mustapha, the acting President, who described Akpabio’s action as “uncommon defection”, said that the Federal Government under the leadership of Buhari had provided jobs to teeming youths through the N-Power programme in the last three years.
The VP thank the people of Akwa Ibom for their support. He said Akpabio will get all the necessary support from the party
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Meanwhile, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has appointed former Senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio as the party's leader in Akwa Ibom state.
NAIJ.com gathered that Oshiomhole made the disclosure on Wednesday, August 8, at the Ikot Ekpene stadium, venue of the reception rally for Akpabio who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC).
The APC chairman also taunted the PDP, describing it as a torn umbrella in the face of the current ‘’terrible political weather’’, noting that the party misruled the country for 16 years.
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