Peterside storms Mile 3 Market, assures traders, non-indigenes of their safety

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HARCOURT (Sundiata Post) – Dr. Dakuku , of the All (APC) in Rivers has promised defend the interest of traders and non-indigenes in every part of the . was at the popular Mile 3 , Harcourt in continuation of his shop--shop campaign where he told the traders that he was in their midst reassure them of their safety and protection.
The APC candidate, who was accompanied by his running mate, Barr. Honourable Asita, members of the Greater Together campaign organisation, and party supporters urged the traders and non-indigenes discountenance the rumour making the round about their impending deportation by a certain candidate who has threatened victimize non-indigenes.
‘Some said when they come to power, they will pursue non-indigenes. My father was a merchant for many years in Aba, Abia and as children, we enjoyed our stay in Aba because we were never molested or reminded of our non-indigene status.  So want to assure you of your safety because am one of you and will continue to support you.
will assist non-indigenes in every way possible because we are brothers and sisters. We promise that Rivers and non-indigenes alike will have access to free education, free health services, support for small businesses and every opportunity open to Rivers ”. [pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
said the primary duty of government all over the world is service and protection of its , not punishment, intimidation or harassment. He described the traders as patriots who are supporting the economy by their legitimate contribution to the and by the fact that they are working and helping to address the issue of unemployment and insecurity.
He told them that he was in the because of their tomorrow which is dependent on how they use their votes today. The APC candidate who reminded them of how he awarded and supervised an adjoining road to their pleaded with them to use their votes wisely by voting only for candidates with integrity, adding that their votes could become sources of harassment, intimidation and oppression if not wisely used.
Responding, Gilbert Godspower who spoke on behalf of the traders described Peterside as a man they can trust because of his antecedents. He charged his colleagues to support him for the fact that the candidate fears God and respects fellow human beings.  He promised to lead the Door-to-Door campaign which was flagged off at the rally by Peterside.