Acting President , Yemi Osinbajo has described the current political happenings in Nigeria as a battle between the good and bad elements whose aim was to continue suffocating the nation by milking it dry .He said that the Federal Government “ would not compromise ” in the ongoing war against corruption and protection of national interest.
Osinbajo made the declaration in Daura on Thursday while addressing thousands of All Progressives Congress loyalists at a campaign rally for Saturday ’ s Katsina north senatorial district bye – election .
He reeled out the achievements of the administration focused on transforming the nation’ s infrastructure like roads , rail lines , agriculture , education , health , security and the fight against corruption .
“ We will not relent , ” he said , adding that no amount of blackmail will stop the government.
He used the occasion to call on the electorate in Daura north senatorial district to vote for the APC , noting that the election was necessitated by the death of the senator for the area , late Mustafa Bukar .
Earlier , Katsina state governor , Aminu Masari described the current face – off in Nigeria ’ s Senate as unfortunate , uncalled for and saddening .
He called on Nigerians of every divide to continue to support the transformation agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari , stressing that “ this country must be reformed to the right path of progress and prosperity . ”
Also , Kano State Governor , Abdullahi Ganduje who spoke on behalf of the Northwest governors , described the bye -election as a testing ground , preparatory to the 2019 general elections and called on the electorate to use their votes wisely .
APC National Chairman , Mr Adams Oshimhole called on the electorates to vote for the APC and shun financial inducements .
He described president Buhari as honest, gentle and one of the most decent Nigerian leader ever produced .
He said Nigeria would in the near future be bailed out of poverty , crimes and insecurity whose seed was laid by the 16 years of the Peoples Democratic Party rule in the country .
( NAN )
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