2023: Group urges Niger Delta minister to join presidential race


A group of professionals has urged former Akwa Ibom State Governor and Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio to run for the president.

The group, Godswill Akpabio Uncommon Transformational Support Organisation (GAUTSO), said only a an accomplished performer like Akpabio can take the country out of the woods.

A statement by the body’s spokesperson, Chief Bennett Akar, GAUTSO noted that Nigeria has reached a stage where it can no longer gamble with its future.

It said: “We have looked at the people who have declared their interest in the presidential election and have come to the conclusion that there is none that has Akpabio’s political profile and track record of achievements. Nigeria needs an experienced and tested hand as its pilot this time.”

Akar said besides being energetic and focused, Akpabio has exhibited uncommon courage.



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