As critics continued to follow the Bola Ahmed Tinubu/Kashim Shettima ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a party leader in Warri, Delta State, Delta State Chief Ayirimi Emami , warned Nigerians against the Muslim narrative. Muslim ticket.
Emami gave the warning on Thursday as he inspected the progress of work at his lobby group APC’s campaign office in Warri, intended for the discounting of the Tinubu/Shettima presidency and the Omo-Agege ticket. / Osanebi Governorship.
He noted that what should be paramount in the minds of the electorate is the ability and integrity of presidential candidates and their running mates who will be seeking their votes in the 2023 general election.
The APC leaders who warned against the narrative which he said could promote segregation against the love and brotherhood that the two predominant religions seek to propagate, further argued that politicians speaking against the Tinubu-Shettima ticket “are deploying an ethno-religious trick to infect their selfish political nest.”
He said: “Skill, which the Bola Ahmed Tinubu / Kashim Shettima ticket represents, is what Nigeria needs from 2023, not the spreading of narratives that are contrary to achieving peace and reasonable development in the country”.
“Is it the Muslim-Muslim ticket that has made the ports of Warri, Sapele, Koko and Burutu not functional all these years? Or is it religious sentiment that has prevented the Niger Delta Ministry, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the Delta State Petroleum Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC and other Relevant Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to execute critical infrastructure such as Koko – Ogheye Road, Omadino – Escravos Road, shoreline protection and land reclamation projects in coastal oil and gas delta communities Niger, especially in Delta State?
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“Or was it the Muslim-Muslim ticket that led to the unnecessary abandonment of the multi-billion naira Gas Revolution Industrial Park (GRIP) project at Ogidigben in Ugborodo, South West Local Government Area from Warri? Needless to remind anyone of several other critical infrastructure projects in the Warri Kingdom and other parts of the Niger Delta that have been neglected in the past when we had presidents, vice presidents, ministers and concerned MDA leaders who professed Christianity. The point is, let’s start judging people on what they can do, not on their religious beliefs.
“I can boldly say to anyone who will listen that His Excellency Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu has promised me that he will repair government-owned refineries, get modular refineries off the ground in river areas and other parts of the country, would make Warri and other Delta State ports fully functional, quickly address land reclamation and protection issues in our coastal communities and restart the GRIP project in Ogidigben, among other vital projects, needed for the socio-economic rival of the Niger Delta, including its visible urban renewal, if elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria next year, to bring our region up to date with its contemporaries across the country and beyond. of the.
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