Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has called on Ndigbos to support the presidential ambition of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, promising that the people region will benefit if the APC candidate is elected.
Umahi gave the assurance during the APC campaign rallies in Iboko, Izzi local government area, adding that Tinubu would take care of Igbos as President Muhammadu Buhari has done.
According to Umahi, if Igbos rally around the former Governor of Lagos, they have a lot to benefit from if he becomes president.
The governor further said that Tinubu took care of Igbos during his tenure as the Governor of Lagos State.
He said: “We are standing with Tinubu and Shettima. They will take care of Ebonyi State the way Buhari took care of Ebonyi State. The way Buhari has been taking care of us that is the way Jagaban is going to take care of the Ndigbo.
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“Jagaban was the governor of Lagos State and under him, Ndigbo in Lagos prospered and they are still prospering.
“This speaker has been with me for 16 years from when I was party chairman to when I was made deputy governor and then governor. We are not sentimental and will follow the man who knows the road.
“Tinubu will take care of Ebonyi the way President Muhammadu Buhari is presently doing. If you see anybody contesting governor from Ebonyi South, he is not one of us. We are not in support. When it was the turn of the south, the Abakaliki block came out to support us.”
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