A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Abia State, Chief Francis Eneh has said the mistake the Igbo made in the 2015 general election by not casting all their votes for President Muhammadu Buhari, would not be repeated in 2019.
He recalled that in the 2015 election, APC did not do well in the South East and vowed that the situation is going to be totally different in 2019.
According to Chief, He said this was because the former President deceived Igbo people by saying he was their brother.
Chief Eneh told the Sun that, “During the last election in the South East, we did our best, it was just that some people who did not know our mission, sabotaged our efforts, carrying unfounded propaganda that former president Goodluck Jonathan was our brother and that made people of the area to dance towards Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
“They were deceived; they didn’t know that APC had a better option and a better way of reorganizing the nation more than the PDP.
“Take for instance, PDP ruled for 16 years and we are still battling with how to fix Aba-Owerri Road to Ikot Ekpene.
“But I remembered when President Muhammadu Buhari visited Aba during the electioneering; I asked him at Eze Isaac Ikonne’s palace what he would do for the city if he won the election.
“He answered that he was going to fix Federal roads in the city in the second year of his administration and before he could clock two years in office, work had started on those roads.
“You see, because of the bad governance which PDP foisted on the country, everything went bad. I was a renowned tailor in Aba, I was a known tailor even in the whole Nigeria.
“The clothes I made in Aba are even exported to countries like Italy, USA and other foreign countries, but today it is not so because the PDP government allowed our country to be dumping ground for all sorts of foreign goods. But Buhari said if he became the president of the country he was going to change all that and that was why I followed him and gave him my support and things have already changed in that direction.
“The other time, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said in the whole of West Africa, there is nowhere pencil is produced, this is very shameful and it is something like this that the president is trying to change.
“This administration is changing our people’s way of life, you can now see that farmers are making the type of money they’ve never made in this country before, it is a way of telling people to go back to the land and this is encouraging. I totally support what Buhari is doing because he is God sent.”