APC counts Tinubu’s achievements in Benue, endorses president for 2027

The All Progressives Congress APC in Benue State Monday commended the laudable achievements of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in Benue state within the nine months in office, and for putting in efforts and policies to steer Nigeria, particularly, Benue state towards a trajectory of progress and development.

The party also, “endorsed and compelled” President Tinubu, to run for the presidency in 2027, saying the party in the state believed that his leadership would guide Nigeria to new heights of prosperity, unity, and inclusive development.

Addressing journalists Monday, after a stakeholders meeting of the APC held in Makurdi, the party noted that in the period of the last nine months, the administration of President Tinubu, has made Benue proud through infrastructural development and appointment of Benue sons in key positions.

According to the party, the installation of solar-powered streetlights in major towns, within the state including Makurdi the state capital, through the office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) reflected a testament to the commitment to sustainable solutions to challenges of the Benue people.

The party said the situation has not only enhanced safety but has also created a more vibrant and welcoming atmosphere for the Benue citizens.

“President Tinubu’s dedication to addressing the needs of all Nigerians and the people of Benue state was further underscored by the allocation of substantial funds, the N5billion post subsidy removal fund, which accompanied trucks of palliatives, 9billion Infrastructure Fund, and a N30billion Subnational Intervention Fund, have collectively infused N44billion into the state coffers, this if properly utilised will elevate the standard of living and foster economic growth.

“The infrastructure development initiative, epitomised by the commencement of the Makurdi – Enugu – 9th mile road, incorporating a flyover at Wurukum roundabout in Makurdi, marks a significant milestone. 

“The Honourable Minister for Works, His Excellency Dave Umahi, recently flagged off this transformative project in Makurdi last month, showcasing President Tinubu’s commitment to modernising transportation networks and improving connectivity.”

Acknowledging the importance of representation, the APC expressed deep appreciation for the appointment of Senator Dr. George Akume, the Leader of the APC in Benue state, as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), noting that, “this, coupled with several other key appointments for our sons, signifies a commitment to inclusive governance, where merit and competence are recognised.”

“In closing, the Benue state APC, with a unanimous voice, passes a vote of confidence on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, the Vice President Senator Kashim Shettima, The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and leader of our party.

“We proudly endorse and compel President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, to run for the presidency in 2027, we believe that his leadership will guide our nation to new heights of prosperity, unity, and inclusive development.”