July 31, 2019

I’ve figures of my votes from Itsekiri people, Buhari tells Olu of Warri

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President Muhammadu Buhari

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday told the Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli that he still remembers the number of votes he garnered from Delta State especially from the Itsekiri people in the February 23 Presidential election.



President Buhari has also assured that his administration will strive to complete on-going projects that will impact positively on the lives of the people.

Speaking when he received the Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli at the State House in Abuja, President Buhari said he was mindful of what infrastructural development could bring to uplift the standard of living of the people.

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In a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, the President also said that his administration was taking new measures to address the security situation in the country.

Replying to comments that the Itsekiri people gave him massive support during the elections, the President remarked that he appreciated the support, saying, “I have all the figures of votes I got and I know what itsekiri people did.”

Speaking earlier, the traditional ruler who spoke through Chief Brown Mene congratulated the President on his electoral victory and commended him for his successes so far in the battle against insurgency and his continued determination to tackle corruption.

While also praising the President for dredging works on the Escravos and Warri Rivers, the Olu of Warri requested for intervention on some ecological problems in his domain as well as the resolution of issues surrounding the Ogidigben Gas Revolution Park.