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Tinubu promises to protect Igbo businesses, make South-East Taiwan of Africa

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THE presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has promised to protect Igbo businesses if elected President in the 2023 general election.

Tinubu made the promise on Thursday, November 24, during the APC presidential campaign rally in Abakiliki, Ebonyi State capital.

He assured that he would not tolerate any form of discrimination and segregation against the people of the South-East.


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“I believe in the entrepreneurial spirit of the Igbo. I encouraged a lot of Igbo businesses and investments in Lagos and will even do more if I become President,” he said

“If elected, there will be no discrimination. Igbo interests will be respected and protected. I will also encourage policies to aid commerce and support South-East states to reach their full potential.”
Tinubu added that his administration would engage the leaders of the region on topical and lingering issues hindering the growth of commerce in the South-East.

“I will engage the leaders of the South-East in a heart-to-heart discussion on all issues agitating their minds. If elected, I will address all issues and policies that tend to hinder their commerce and enterprise.

“I will work with businessmen and women and encourage them to make the South-East the Taiwan of Africa,” he promised.

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  1. So you even know Nigeria; definitely not only the APC but you are aware that your APC has been making policies to hinder the progress of the so called South East. Those who contribute so much by way of taxation and physical developments in all states of the federation but the government chose to impede them with 97% and 5% ratio consideration of your President. No nation moves forward with such local, time bound, un nationalistic consideration even when it’s known that
    your president people will never take such exclusion in a country they granted themselves the monopoly to destroy. Until the elites and all think Nigeria first, Nigeria can never be where it’s supposed to be; not by stealing government money, not by occupying all government offices to all the rest cares. Things don’t work that way. Thanks.

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