Speakers’ Conference Backs Fintiri for Governor, Hails Nyako’s Removal

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 23rd, 2014

The governorship ambition of Adamawa State Acting Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Umaru Fintiri, Thursday received a boost as the Speakers Conference of Nigeria comprising of the 36 speakers in the country supported him to win the governorship race slated for October 11 this year.

The National President of the Speakers Conference, Hon. Samuel Ikon, who is the speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly while leading the executive members of the association on a solidarity visit in Yola, said that accessing the acting governor from the 30 days he spent in office, it is only wise for them to support the people of the state to have a leader that cares for their welfare.

“If the people want fast development, Fintiri is the right person for the job, if they want justice, transparency and fairness Fintiri is the right person. I know Fintiri better that majority of the people in Adamawa, because we work together for several years. We speakers in the country know all those that want to be Adamawa governor, but the right person is Fintiri,” he stated.

He assured the people of the state that all the 36 speakers in the country will not fold their hands and watch another political disaster to befall the state, pointing out that they will mobilize all their members to Adamawa to support Fintiri.

Ikon also maintained that the impeachment of Nyako was a great relief to democracy in the country.

The chairman of northern speakers and speaker, Taraba State House of

Assembly, Hon. Josiah Kente and the national treasurer of Speakers Conference, Benue State speaker, Hon. Terhile Ayua, were on the entourage.

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