The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia on Friday said it would support President Goodluck Jonathan, if he declared his intention to run for a second term in office.
The Chairman of the party in the state, Sen. Emma Nwaka, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Umuahia.
Nwaka said that the President had given the state a sense of belonging in terms of infrastructure development and appointment of indigenes to key positions.
He specifically listed the ongoing reconstruction of the Abia end of the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, which had been in a state of disrepair.
He thanked the Federal Government for the construction of the Integrated Power Project at Alaoji in Ugwunagbo LGA and the 132 KV substations at Ohiya, near Umuahia.Nwaka noted that for the first time since the end of the Nigerian civil war, somebody from the South East geopolitical zone was appointed Chief of Army Staff (COAS).He thanked the President for the gesture and expressed happiness that the former COAS, retired Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, served the nation meritoriously.Nwaka said the recent change in the leadership of […]