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2023: Tinubu promises to rehabilitate Bakassi IDPs, expand Calabar Seaport

He also promised to create jobs and promote small and medium scale businesses.

• June 1, 2022
Bola Ahmed Tinubu [Credit: BAT]
Bola Ahmed Tinubu [Credit: BAT]

Presidential aspirant Bola Tinubu met delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Calabar on Wednesday, making a lot of promises to woo the party faithful.

“On Bakassi, I want to assure you all that if elected, I will ensure the proper rehabilitation of the Bakassi IDPs,” he said.

He also promised to create jobs and promote small and medium scale businesses.

The two-time governor of Lagos said that he was committed to the welfare and social-economic growth of Nigerians, hence the need to give every Nigerian a sense of belonging.

He also promised to expand the Calabar Seaport to attract more vessels into the state for economic growth.

“Calabar is a great city; I want to assure the people of this state that I will expand the Calabar seaport for more businesses to thrive through the maritime sector.”

Mr Tinubu told the delegates that he believed in the unity of Nigeria, where each citizen was treated equally.

“I am standing before you as a very successful man, having been a two-term Governor of Lagos State. I have what it takes to be the next president of Nigeria,” he added.

The chairman of APC in Cross River, Alphonsus Eba, said Mr Tinubu’s effort moved the party from an opposition party to a ruling party.

Mr Eba said that the presidential aspirant had the needed contact, capacity and mass network to change the country’s fortune around.


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