Political bigwigs in the South-South geo-plotical zone under the agies of South-South Frontiers (SSF) had commended the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio, for efforts at given the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), leadership qualities for all round development of it mandate areas.
They also complimented President Muhammadu Buhari for making decisions that he believes are in the best interests of the Niger Delta people as a whole.
The leaders accused some cynics in the country of trying to throw a monkey wrench into the works of the current administration during a meeting in Calabar to discuss 2023 politics, governance, and its broader impact on democratic institutions and norms, on Wednesday.
“Chief Godswill Akpabio has put forth his best effort to complete the NDDC Audit.” The Audit Report is a vital document.
The leaders characterized Akpabio as an iconic personality, a tenacious fighter for Nigerians’ interests, a beacon of hope for Nigerian politics, and a magnet for PDP members to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the country.
They also added to the practical aspect of Akpabio’s development plans.
The leaders praised the former governor of Akwa-Ibom State in particular for doing what was best for the people, redefining how the Niger Delta region’s growth is understood, and improving budgetary discipline and transparency in the use of public resources.
Chief John Harry, a spokesman for the South-South Front (SSF), informed journalists after the meeting.
“The South-South leaders know the meaning of purposeful leadership that feels their pains, understand their yearnings and pursue the aspirations of this country. Chief Godswill Akpabio is a key to the solution of the Niger Delta problem,’’ the elders said.
The SSF insisted on Akpabio for the coveted slot of president in 2023,
‘’We welcome the current moves to consider the former Akwa-Ibom State governor. Chief Godswill Akpabio is a compassionate human being who cares about the well-being of Nigerians. He knows the issues. He is extremely qualified, the best qualified among the presidential aspirants. He has the character to do the job’’
The geoup also advised ex-militants not to let opposition politicians use them to pursue political opponents in the country.