Bola Tinubu, standard bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the interest of Nigerians of Igbo extraction will dutifully protected by his government.
Speaking on Thursday at the APC presidential campaign rally in Ebonyi, Tinubu said elected president of the country, he will protect businesses of the Igbo.
The former Lagos governor also said he would not tolerate any form of discrimination against the Igbo people and also make south-east Taiwan of Africa
“I believe in the entrepreneurial spirit of the Igbo. I encouraged a lot of Igbo businesses and investments in Lagos and will even do more if I become president,” he said.
“If elected, there will be no discrimination. Igbo interests will be respected and protected. I will also encourage policies to aid commerce and support south-east states to reach their full potential.
“I will engage the leaders of the south-east in a heart-to-heart discussion on all issues agitating their minds. If elected, I will address all issues and policies that tend to hinder their commerce and enterprise.
“I will work with businessmen and women and encourage them to make the south-east the Taiwan of Africa.”