President Bola Tinubu has expressed his optimism to work with the Guber candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Timipre Sylva.
This was revealed at the grand finale of the APC campaigns in the state, which held at Yenagoa, the State Capital.
The President, although represented by his vice, Kashim Shettima, made the call to Bayelsans to come out in their numbers to vote massively for the APC, come Nov. 11 2023.
Some of the political dignitaries present were, the Governor of Gombe State and Chairman of the APC National Governorship Campaigns Council, lnuwa Yahaya.
Also present were Yobe State State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, Minister of Transportation; and Kano APC Governorship candidate in the last election, Nasir Yusuf Gawuna, among other leaders.
Tinubu applauded Sylva while expressing his eagerness for build a working relationship should Sylva emerge as the duly elected governor of the state.
In his words:
“My Principal, our President is a man filled with vision, willpower and total commitment to the Nigerian project. He is unwavering and in a rush to ensure the speedy development of the Niger Delta and all other parts of the country.
“What we owe him is our support and loyalty for him to succeed. This is the more reason why all Bayelsans must come out on Saturday and rally round our party and candidate, Chief Timipre Sylva, who is your own and known for his tenacity for excellence. It is high time the people of Bayelsa State joined the government at the centre. The opportunity is here and the time is now.
He also wooed Bayelsans, adding that voting Sylva would guarantee a walk towards tackling unemployment and poverty in the state and also connecting directly to the center.
“The people of Bayelsa should allow themselves to be connected to the centre, President Bola Tinubu will work closely with the incoming governor, Chief Timipre Sylva, to address the problems of development, the problems of youth unemployment.”
National Chairman of the APC, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, who also spoke at the event, eulogized Sylva, describing him as a refined leader who is committed to the growth and development of Bayelsa State.
The governorship candidate while speaking also outline his six point agenda, adding that his manifesto was carefully drafted to address the state’s economic challenges.