Leading politicians in Northern Nigeria on Tuesday described the former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio as ‘’ a patriot and a man of great personal charm’’.
‘’Senator Godswill Akpabio is a man of impeccable credentials and reputation, an excellent organizer, the embodiment of good temper and affability. He will renew the spirit of patriotism in Nigeria, consider the public needs and opinions, provide stability in the Senate and institute massive amounts of change in the country’’.
The key players in the politics of the North-West, North-East and North-Central spoke about Akpabio in a more positive and trustworthy light.
They praised the former Senate Minority leader to high heavens for his sterling leadership qualities, devotion to service to the people and the fatherland, commitment to national unity, social stability and economic development.
‘’Senator Godswill Akpabio will be overwhelmingly elected. He will organize a more effective Senate and support the executive to lead the nation out of its dark predicament.
Leader of Northern People’s Forum (NPF), Alhaji Gambo Aminu, in a news conference in Kano made the views of the Northern politicians known Tuesday evening.
‘’Northerners are more disposed to Akpabio because of his antecedents’’
The leaders advised Orji Uzor Kalu, Abdulaziz Yari, Osita Izunaso and others to quit the race.
Particularly, the notable politicians hailed Akpabio for constantly displaying an amazing amount of courage, making an impact on mankind and giving his best for the good of the people.