A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba State, Chief Ezekiel Irimiya Afunkoyo says federal government has made significant progress in areas of infrastructure development, farming, international relations and global influence. He made the statement while speaking with newsmen few minutes after he revalidated his Membership with APC at Avyi Ward, Kofar Gadu, in Wukari local government area, Taraba State.

Chief Irimiya stated that the landmark achievements of the ruling All Progressive Congress-APC cannot be overemphasized, stressing that the challenges it's faced with today, has only helped to make the party stronger and better. The dogged politician and grassroot Leader expressed certainty in the continuous progress and development of the party, both at state and federal levels.

In his statement, he says, "this government has done well in terms of human capital development and also in the agricultural sector, as the party have helped Nigerians to again turn their attention to farming which was neglected and seen as a poor man's business". He reiterated that the APC-led administration has faired well in terms of international relations, especially with the recent global appointment and election of Nigerians into significant public offices actoss the world.

He further noted that the revalidation of his Membership with the ruling All Progressive Congress-APC was in view of his undaunted commitments to continuously support the progress and development of APC at all levels, with emphaisis on his capacity and grassroot influence. Chief Ezekiel is the current Board Chairman of Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital-NAUTH. According to reports, several socio-political Institutions, including youth groups, women associations and other grassroot Organizations joined Chief Ezekiel Irimiya to the venue of his Membership revalidation, with a view to support his political vision.

Over the years, Chief Ezekiel Irimiya Afunkoyo has continue to initiate, encourage, support and sponsor several political activities to ensure the smooth advancement of APC before it became the ruling party hitherto. He has equally received numerous awards, honours and recognitions for his excellent input towards promoting sustainability of the party and good governance in Nigeria.


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