Gbagi: Jonathan’s Administration, Best In Nigeria History


Former Minister of State for Education, Chief Kenneth Gbagi has described the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan because the best in Nigeria history.

Gbagi who is vying for the Governorship of Delta State in 2023, insisted that he’s the foremost qualified individual to require over leadership of the State from incumbent Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

Saying that he had rejected ministerial appointments on three different occasions, he said he established 13 universities, over seven Colleges of Education, and various model and Almajiri Schools within the country to enable Nigerians to possess more access to education as a Minister of State for Education under formal President Goodluck Jonathan.

Gbagi who spoke during a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Delta State Council at the Union’s temporary secretariat in Asaba, held that no amount of propaganda would stop his resolve to become subsequent governor of the state.

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Maintaining that he was a person without blemish, he said; “I am the 42nd Minister under President Goodluck Jonathan, and till date, I remain the sole ex-minister that has not been invited to debate theft because there was no need for it.

“When it involves public funds, I don’t steal, as a Journalist go and Google me, I even have rejected three ministerial appointments. So it’s not about money. Thank God for the arrival of Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State was the foremost backward State within the country. this is often because once you know the revenue that’s coming in as a state and therefore the level of development, you’ll discover we were nowhere.

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“The current Governor is doing alright, he has proven to be an honest administrator, and that I wish him to end very strong. However, as an industrialist, the best investor in Delta state, I will be able to repose on what he has done. Someone wants to understand how I will be able to build 100 industries in my first 100 days.

“I won’t disclose my secret to you, but you ought to know that I’m the primary Black man within the world over to be an updated member of Rotary, and 42.3% of the wealth of the planet is within the hands of Rotarians. So I even have what it takes to navigate major industries from the planet to Delta. I do know what to do”.

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Accusing Journalists of being a part of the challenges facing the country, he said; “I must be frank with you, you guys are a part of the matter we’ve within the country today. Journalists today can do anything, publish anything against anyone simply because of little financial rewards. Journalists today don’t speak truth to power. once you see someone that’s a thief, you call him a thief. Journalists can do anything only for peanuts.”

In his remarks, Chairman of the Delta State Council of the NUJ, Comrade Mike Ikeogwu noted that members of the state Council were professionals who pride in the fact, equity and fairness, adding that the union would be a serious participant in coming elections within the state and country to make a sure selection of credible leaders.

Source:- Vanguard


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