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Igbos Ought to Cease Taking part in Dangerous Politics – Ngige

Ngige additionally acknowledged mentioned the commissioned tasks have vindicated a few of them for his or her selection of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Senator Chris Ngige

The Minister for Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has acknowledged that the Igbos performed dangerous politics in 2015 and 2019.

Talking on Tuesday, Could 23, on the commissioning of the Second Niger Bridge and the development of capital tasks by the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari, Ngige mentioned the commissioned tasks has vindicated a few of them for his or her selection of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He mentioned;

“The primary Niger Bridge was constructed in 1965 below the regime of Tafawa Belewa and that was when our brother, the late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe was president and that’s the product of that political alliance.

“In the course of the struggle, some parts of the bridge had been blown up with mines with a purpose to cease the federal troops from crossing over and after the struggle a second bridge grew to become crucial.

“After I was right here as governor, the then president despatched some contractors and mentioned that the bridge could be constructed and that was in 2005. However this man (Buhari) we introduced him right here for marketing campaign and I informed the folks of the South East that this man would assemble the second Niger Bridge and rebuild Enugu Airport. We didn’t consider it however he did it.

“We performed dangerous politics in 2015 and in 2019 but the APC authorities introduced infrastructure to the South East just like the Enugu-Port Harcourt Highway, Enugu-Abakaliki Highway and the Federal Secretariat.

“All of us shouldn’t be in a single political social gathering, some could be right here and a few could be there and if some individuals are not in the identical social gathering with you, don’t name them saboteurs as a result of Late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe and even Dr Micheal Okpara did the identical factor and we should come again to that outdated political tradition that we left for lengthy.”