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Electoral (amendment) Bill 2018 Not Declined Presidential Assent / Governor Ikpeazu Turns Goalkeeper, Dives To Make Football Save (PHOTOS) / “buhari Is Not Capable Of Ruling Nigeria” – Alex Otti, Warns PMB (2) (3) (4)
|This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by mrakeli62: 4:32am On Dec 04|
As the 2019 campaigns draw near, a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mrs. Farida Waziri, has admonished gladiators to focus their electioneering on issues rather than adopting rhetoric that will further divide the people. The former anti-graft boss enjoined political leaders, especially those contesting elective offices, to rein in their supporters from perpetrating violence in any form, stressing that Nigeria needs peace and unity for a successful election next year.
This is just as All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) gubernatorial candidate in Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, warned that the party and its candidates must not be made the whipping boy in the forthcoming elections in the state. Otti, whose name was published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the APGA candidate, said: “We are going to Abia this time with red eye; this is not 2015.”
Speaking when a group of Abia indigenes paid him a solidarity visit in Lagos, Otti said he would not allow a repeat of the events of 2015 Abia governorship campaign, where he was maliciously attacked by the ruling party.The APGA guber hopeful stated: “If they stop me from campaigning, I will stop them from campaigning. If you pull down my billboard, I will pull down your billboard. I have dropped the garb of gentility.
“It was an American author, Mark Twain, who said it is better to keep your mouth closed and let the people think you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubts. But I will like to rephrase that by saying, ‘it is better to keep your mouth closed and let the people think you are wise, than to open it and make a fool of yourself.
“They have opened their mouths and we have seen that they are fools. Enough is enough. Abia people are completely fed up of almost 20 years of PDP misrule and are now poised to break the chain so as to enthrone a regime of progress and prosperity.”Waziri, who spoke while fielding questions from journalists at the sideline of an event in Lagos last weekend, said: “For me, I believe the elections will hold as scheduled. My only concern is the level of toxicity in the statements of some political leaders.
“This is not really good for the polity, especially now that election campaigns will formally begin in a matter of days from now. So, this is the time for every patriotic political leader most especially those aspiring for offices and who will be going round to mobilise the people, to avoid hate speech that is capable of inciting their followers and supporters to violence.
“We cannot afford to set the country on fire with our words because if the nation is set ablaze and the people are killed, there is no other Nigeria in Europe, America or Asia to call our country and there will be no citizens to lead and govern. I think the people will be more interested in their plans, programmes and agenda for them than toxic words that breed violence.”She said Nigeria has lost too many innocent souls to the orgy of violence in some parts of the country in the recent past, saying it could not afford to waste more human capital in the name of political campaigns and elections.
“It is a good thing that the recent spate of killings in some parts of the country is subsiding now. Our political leaders owe the masses the duty to maintain the peace so that we will not have to witness election related bloodshed, which may have more devastating effect on the socio-economic and political development of the country.”
Maintaining that integrity should be the main consideration for electing the next set of leaders in the country, the former EFCC chairman said that it is imperative if the political actors are serious about rapid growth and development, adding, “Naturally, from my background, it is obvious my answer to that is positive because if we don’t play up integrity, transparency and accountability in assessing those who want to lead us, then we must be joking about the future of the country. Only good and genuine leaders can build the future for generations yet unborn,” she declared.
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by BruncleZuma: 5:17am On Dec 04|
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by Damidave1124(m): 5:17am On Dec 04|
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by MVLOX(m): 5:18am On Dec 04|
make I park my bicycle here 1st
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by AGNESikpuNNU(f): 5:18am On Dec 04|
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by manforgu: 5:21am On Dec 04|
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by Bagu1(m): 5:21am On Dec 04|
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by Haymaykar: 5:22am On Dec 04|
Ikapazu should just live these governorship post cause he is not doing anything....I came to umuahia of recent and I met a lot of bad roads..moving from aba and so on..
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by TheGreenLand: 5:22am On Dec 04|
straight to the NEXT LEVEL we go........we sane Nigerians!
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|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by desiignerr: 5:24am On Dec 04|
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by philfearon(m): 5:27am On Dec 04|
Ikpeazu is a big-headed big for nothing failed governor. With his big head, you would think that he can at least reason above a he-goat level, but it's obvious he is T.A Orji's personal ping-pong.
But e go clear for their eyes this time!!!
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|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by Passionate888: 5:29am On Dec 04|
Thank God say no be next devil.
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by yinkus6750(m): 5:36am On Dec 04|
Brother Alex, match your words with serious action. Whatever it takes to have good and better governance in Gods own state will be highly welcomed. Abians have suffered heavily in the past nineteen years.
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by sukerefakere(m): 5:38am On Dec 04|
Dr Victor Okezie Ikpeazu
I hereby declare you as the most Useless governor on planet earth
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|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by theozobby(m): 5:38am On Dec 04|
better for you to wise up this time
Abia needs to be saved.
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by mazimee(m): 5:39am On Dec 04|
Ikpeazu is a product of zoning (this is our brother). Those who voted for him on sentimental reasons should See the reason why our votes should be far from people who have nothing to offer rather than I am your brother.
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by EliteBeautyBlog(f): 5:43am On Dec 04|
I pity Abians, since the creation of Abia state they've not had a good governor.... The state is far from experiencing the taste of good governorship. When Ngwa people only want their own to be governor not giving a dime if he is competent or not....
Allow that Aro man to govern and you'll see the difference between Aro and Isu
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by ceeceeco(m): 6:02am On Dec 04|
There was never a time I like that so called Ikpeazu as a man, very ugly big headed fool. See how they are running the affairs of Abia state as a family thing. Ikpeazu, t.a orji, chinedu orji. If you know you know.
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|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by TroubleMaker47(m): 6:05am On Dec 04|
Otti we know!
The useles otueke drunkard ensured T A Orji went to the senate and orobo Ikpeazu became governor just so GEJ would get a 2nd term!.
Well bad news for them!
This is 2019!
NO FEDERAL MIGHT!
ABIANS WOULD REALLY DECIDE FOR THEMSELVES!!!
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by ridbell01(m): 6:15am On Dec 04|
Haymaykar:sir I thought they said the pdp has done all the roads in the region and even turn the east to Dubai that's why your people betrayed OJUKWU
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by hisgrace090: 6:45am On Dec 04|
Truely speaking abia state is in dire need of change.
Ikpeazu is nothing but a continuation of ta orji raigne of terror in abia state.
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|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by Gogot98(m): 6:53am On Dec 04|
Sir Otti, there is no federal might to manipulate results this time.
Abians deserve a change from the present T.A Orji controlled government.
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by Baonel(m): 7:01am On Dec 04|
Abia state is doom.
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by cenaman(m): 7:17am On Dec 04|
i still remember how this man was rob of his mandate in 2015 simply because he is an ngwa man, i pray he get back his mandate this time around.
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by XOGBADO(m): 8:00am On Dec 04|
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by Demurkelly: 8:03am On Dec 04|
Guy you be Lie Mohammeds mentor...
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by movetoca: 8:16am On Dec 04|
philfearon:How that chimpanzee became a governor is still a mystery to me. Abians should never make the mistake of voting anything PDP. They failed that state from Criminal Orji uzor to that short evil native doctor called TA Orji, now this imbec!le. Abia indigenes should forget about presidential election and correct this mistake of a governor first.
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by godwinnd: 8:18am On Dec 04|
ridbell01:is not about party
|Re: This Is 2018 Not 2015, Alex Otti Warns Ikpeazu by Ponponkon: 8:24am On Dec 04|
An idiot that does not know his father's Compound until us bonifde Ukwa/Ngwa sons and daughters pointed it out to him is making a threat against the only performing governor Abia State has ever had since 27years of existence.
Well since the idiot has declared war on the Ukwa/Ngwa nation, I hereby call on all arm themselves against these marauders.
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