The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige has said that contrary to the voting pattern in 2015 where Anambra voters favoured the Peoples Democratic party( PDP), with their votes, the 2019 election would be different.
The minister, while addressing the newly elected local government executives of the party at Ojoto, Idemili South local government area of Anambra state, urged the people to get down to work to ensure that Buhari garners over 70% of votes cast in the state.
He expressed optimism that Anambra people would vote massively for President Muhammadu Buhari and that the president will be re-elected in the 2019 general election.
The minister, added that President Buhari has done very well to merit re-election.
He said: “I stand before you today to say Mr President has done so well in all ramifications. He will be returned by Nigerians in 2019 in a landslide victory.”
Ngige commended the APC for what he called smooth and peaceful local government congresses held in the 21 LGAs of the state on Saturday.
He said contrary to what the “prophets of doom” had expected, the APC in the state had a hitch-free local government congresses.
Also speaking, the National treasurer of the APC, Chief George Moghalu commended the party for the peaceful conduct of the LGA congresses in the state.
He said, “I’m very optimistic the same good conduct will be witnessed during the state congresses”.