The presidential candidate of African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore was welcomed by a mammoth crowd in Makurdi today ahead of a campaign event in the state tagged ” A People’s Assembly” scheduled to hold tomorrow at the state capital.
In his welcome address he said, “We are very happy to be in the midst of the people of Benue states who are warriors themselves. We are freedom fighters and we have come here to bring about revolutionary change in nigeria. He said he noted on his way to makurdi that benue needs rejuvenation.
“Benue needs peace and development and Nigeria also is in need of development and prosperity and we are the only ones who can deliver it to you,” he said.
He threw a jab at his opponent who fell asleep during a peace meeting. He said, “ At this time, Nigeria needs a doctor. Leaders who are not corrupt. Leaders who are transparent, Leaders that can provide basic public services not an old and sick man. We have had too many wicked leaders in this country. He said if the accountant general could embezzle billions of naira, that means there is enough money to fund public services in the country.
He thanked his supporters for welcoming him in their numbers