The former Minister of Transportation and a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Amaechi, has expressed that he is more capable than any aspirants in Nigeria, particularly in light of the fact that he came from an exceptionally low background.
Amaechi made the statement when he met with representatives of the APC in Niger State on Thursday in ahead of the party’s primary, saying that he could undoubtedly associate with the poor as he used to, and still, eat ‘garri’ three times each day.
He also stated that, aside from his tremendous experience, having served and conveyed as Speaker, Governor, Minister, and Director-General of two successful presidential campaign, there existed a distinction among him and other aspirants, a reality that he was a superior experienced lawmaker and an extrovert.
“Another difference among me and them is that I am a legislator, they’re not. The thing that matters is that I can stroll to you and I’ll talk, discuss with you.
He added that his unassuming background had afforded him the potential chance to grasp the predicament of the normal individual and relate effectively with them.
“I can associate effectively with individuals. I wasn’t naturally introduced to a rich family. My dad was a poor man, and the main English my mom knows how to talk is pidgin English. I ate garri three times each day, I actually eat garri three times each day till today, so I know poverty”, he said.
He told individuals of Niger that he comprehended their concern of insecurity thusly he had a thought of the issue upsetting the state.
“I know what you’re enduring, I was legislative head of Rivers State when they were kidnapping two months old kids, and I never rested until everyone dozed. Read Also: BREAKING: Many Injured As Explosion hit Primary School In Kano [Video]
“Yet, in a half year, we cut down insecurity in Rivers State,” Amaechi said.
He believed that this present time is the opportunity for individuals of the North and all Nigerians to stand by him, as he accomplished for the nation when he upheld the development of the President Buhari, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), without taking a gander at whether he was from the North or South.
“At the point when everyone was battling me, saying ‘he’s supporting a northern applicant, he’s supporting a Hausa/Fulani candidate,’ I stayed undaunted that I was supporting a Nigerian candidate. Presently it’s your turn to,” he said.