The Senator representing Imo North Senatorial District, Benjamin
Uwajumogu has denied the rumour making the rounds that the ruling All
Progressives Congress (APC) was collecting money from people in its
current registration exercise.
In an exclusive interview with DAILY POST in Abuja, the lawmaker
described it as concocted lies coming from the opposition Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP) in order to halt massive migration of people into
the All Progressives Congress in the South East.
According to him, the APC was being deepened in the South East
because of its performance in the present administration, a situation he
said was not palatable for the outgone Peoples Democratic Party.
“We least expect this kind of rumours, but I want to tell you that
this kind of lies will not last. Nobody in the APC in the South collects
money from anybody for registration.
“People are moving into the South East because they could see visibly
government’s performance in the zone and this is not just propaganda,
but you could see things for yourself what government is doing right
now”, he noted.
Senator Uwajumogu explained that President Muhammadu Buhari awarded the contract of second Niger Bridge with 80% cash payment.
He also stressed that the ongoing rehabilitation of Enugu – Port
Harcourt road after so many years of nightmare were among those things
triggering the thought of people of South East into the All Progressives
“Our memory has not failed us that the second Niger bridge was
promised to be constructed in the last 17years and since then, it has
been cock and bull story by PDP led administration, but this
administration has started its construction and the reconstruction of
Enugu – Port Harcourt road”, he explained.
He advised the people of the zone to be united in political ideology
and key into the sincerity of the APC government so that the zone can