President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, John Odigie Oyegun and other big wigs of the party are expected to storm Abia state for the party’s mega rally next month.
The State Publicity Secretary of the party, Comrade Benedict Godson made the disclosure when he spoke with newsmen in Umuahia, the Abia state’s capital after the inauguration of the party’s Contact, Mobilization/Rally Committee on Monday.
According to the Godson, the mega rally, expected to hold in the month of October, is aimed at presenting new members of the party, including former Governor of the state, Dr. Orji Kalu and former Abia Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in 2015 election, Chief David Ogba Onuoha among others.
He said the rally is equally expected to woo more supporters to APC for the coming 2019 election.
He also said that others to be presented to President Buhari include: MD of defunct Bourdex telecommunication and Abia North Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, MD of defunct Hallmark Bank and brother to former senate president (Adolphus Wabara), Mark Wabara, Chidi Onyeukwu Ajaegbu, immediate past President Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Dr. Sampson Uche Ogah, CEO Masters Energy among other Abia political big wigs.
Godson added that the party would not promote godfatherism but would produce leaders that have the interest of the people at heart .
According to him, “A governor is like a father with many children. He loves the children equally and shares his wealth to them without favouring anyone. APC will produce a governor and leaders that have the interest of their subjects at heart.
“We are not going to promote godfatherism, but to present candidates based on their acceptability by the people who will elect them through a credible primary,” he said.
Chairman of the committee and deputy chairman of the party, Chief Ogumka Adiele promised a good job for the party. .
Other members of the committee including Hon Acho Obioma, former House of Rep member and chairman Akoka Federal College of Education Governing Board Council, Chief Oxford Wabara and others.