“We Have Reduced Poverty In The Country By 50%” – Pres. Jonathan

Date: 27-09-2014 9:56 pm (6 years ago) | Author: Victor A. Ofoma
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President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday in Benin said  the country had reduced its poverty rate by 50 percent.

Jonathan said this while speaking at the South South Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) political rally in Benin, tagged “Unity Mega Rally.”

He said that the PDP, as a party, believed in stomach infrastructure because the party must ensure that there was food security and job creation in the country.

He noted that any leader who claimed not to believe in stomach infrastructure was not ready to lead, as “you cannot lead hungry people.’’

He described the PDP as the only stable party since its formation that had never changed its name, logo or motto, adding that it is the only party that gives its members the freedom to climb to the highest level.

He said that all the nation needed was unity, and gave the assurance that although all the roads could not be rehabilitated at once, his administration would continue to improve on all infrastructure in the country.

He also gave the reassurance that since the nation was able to conquer the Ebola Virus Disease, it would also conquer the Boko Haram insurgency.

The president however appealed to the party loyalists to be decent in their various electioneering competitions in order not to create enemies among themselves.

Earlier, Vice President Namadi Sambo said the present administration had completed seven power projects with a total of 2,000 mega watts for the South South under the Transformation Agenda.

Similarly, Senate President David Mark described Jonathan as “a good sell’’ hence his unanimous adoption by the party as its choice candidate for 2015.

The PDP National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, described the president as a bridge builder and unifying factor.

He reassured that all defectors to the party would be reintegrated into the party without bias.

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the party, Tony Aneneih, said the zone had every reason to be proud of its contribution to national development.

He also said that the zone had made sacrifice to keep the country together as well as contributed to the economic growth.

The president had earlier inaugurated the Benin-Ofusu Dual carriage, where Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo described the quality of work as impressive.

Oshiomhole also congratulated the president on the massive road construction and rehabilitation across states in the country.

NAN reports that the rally was attended by high profile members of PDP both in the state and in the country, including serving and past governors, national assembly members, as well as aspirants.

Posted: at 27-09-2014 09:56 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
- Abubu86 at 27-09-2014 10:11 PM (6 years ago)
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Like seriously? Grin
Posted: at 27-09-2014 10:11 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- youngrashy at 27-09-2014 10:17 PM (6 years ago)
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Maybe patience was giving him a blowjob when he said that..
Posted: at 27-09-2014 10:17 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- beneno at 27-09-2014 10:41 PM (6 years ago)
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for which country ?  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes
Posted: at 27-09-2014 10:41 PM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- brownanders at 27-09-2014 10:49 PM (6 years ago)
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nor be dis man first talk say light dey everywhere for nigerian? him don come again with new story dis man funny ooooo
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- angesco at 27-09-2014 11:13 PM (6 years ago)
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OMG. Really. Who carried out the survey that led to this conclusion? Who is he trying to impress - maybe the people of Benin. Wow. The only political party not to have changed its logo, name or motto. What an enormous achievement. Unbelievable. Maybe a PUBLIC HOLIDAY should be organised to celebrate this TREMENDOUS achievement - sticking to one logo, name and motto!!!

Nigeria is STILL a land of ORGANISED CHAOS!!!!
Posted: at 27-09-2014 11:13 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- xjiggy at 27-09-2014 11:25 PM (6 years ago)
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For Aso rock or for 9ja? Ebere no let Devil shit for ur head ooo
Posted: at 27-09-2014 11:25 PM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Dahsilva at 28-09-2014 01:33 AM (6 years ago)
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Bloody az'hole.. I still see beggars across the street
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- morgrawl231 at 28-09-2014 03:00 AM (6 years ago)
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ALL NA WASH ,,,,,MR PRESIDO!
Posted: at 28-09-2014 03:00 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- HOPEA23 at 28-09-2014 03:07 AM (6 years ago)
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Quote from: angesco on 27-09-2014 11:13 PM
OMG. Really. Who carried out the survey that led to this conclusion? Who is he trying to impress - maybe the people of Benin. Wow. The only political party not to have changed its logo, name or motto. What an enormous achievement. Unbelievable. Maybe a PUBLIC HOLIDAY should be organised to celebrate this TREMENDOUS achievement - sticking to one logo, name and motto!!!

Nigeria is STILL a land of ORGANISED CHAOS!!!!
u are very stupid..nonsense

Posted: at 28-09-2014 03:07 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- DRraze at 28-09-2014 06:27 AM (6 years ago)
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Why won't he say that when everybody on twitter, facebook, instagram and different social media claim CEO, self employed, and all that?
Posted: at 28-09-2014 06:27 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- daveobahon at 28-09-2014 07:14 AM (6 years ago)
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Maybe patience was giving him a blowjob when he said that..
 Grin Grin Grin
Posted: at 28-09-2014 07:14 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- zeigbo at 28-09-2014 07:42 AM (6 years ago)
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Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

Posted: at 28-09-2014 07:42 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- allenspike at 28-09-2014 07:43 AM (6 years ago)
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dis guy must be kidding me
Posted: at 28-09-2014 07:43 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Lil_grin at 28-09-2014 07:52 AM (6 years ago)
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Most of his family don get better work na!!! He is ruling to benefict his family alone!!! I REMAIN AGENT OF CHANGE
Posted: at 28-09-2014 07:52 AM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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- okuboye at 28-09-2014 08:02 AM (6 years ago)
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Foolish
Posted: at 28-09-2014 08:02 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Abubu86 at 28-09-2014 08:42 AM (6 years ago)
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Quote from: youngrashy on 27-09-2014 10:17 PM
Maybe patience was giving him a blowjob when he said that..
Grin A clueless president since d history of democracy in Nigeria
Posted: at 28-09-2014 08:42 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ugbang at 28-09-2014 08:57 AM (6 years ago)
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Quote from: Dahsilva on 28-09-2014 01:33 AM
Bloody az'hole.. I still see beggars across the street

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- ugbang at 28-09-2014 08:58 AM (6 years ago)
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My dear those beggars’; if you like give them 1 million they still remain a beggar that’s their profession/custom.
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- Ritabrenice at 28-09-2014 09:00 AM (6 years ago)
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U lie oga Jona
Posted: at 28-09-2014 09:00 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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