Former Minister of State for Education, Chief Kenneth Gbagi has described the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan as the best ever in Nigeria history.
Gbagi who is vying for the Governorship of Delta State in 2023, insisted that he is the most qualified individual to take over leadership of the State from incumbent Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
Saying that he had rejected ministerial appointment on three different occasions, he said he established 13 universities, over seven Colleges of Education and various model and Almajiri Schools in the country to enable Nigerians to have 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 the next governor of the state.
Maintaining that he was a man without blemish, he said; “I am the 42nd Minister under President Goodluck Jonathan, and till date, I remain the only ex-minister that has not been invited to discuss theft because there was no need for it.
“When it comes to public funds, I don’t steal, as a Journalist go and Google me, I have rejected three ministerial appointments. So it is not about money. Thank God for the arrival of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State was the most backward State in the country. This is because when you know the revenue that is coming in as a state and the level of development, you will discover we were nowhere.
“The current Governor is doing very well, he has proven to be a good administrator, and I wish him to finish very strong. However, as an industrialist, the greatest investor in Delta state, I will build on what he has done. Someone wants to know how I will build 100 industries in my first 100 days.
“I will not disclose my secret to you, but you should know that I’m the first black man in the world over to be an andated member of Rotary, and 42.3% of the wealth of the world is in the hands of Rotarians. So I have what it takes to navigate major industries from the world to Delta. I know what to do”.
Accusing Journalists of being part of the challenges facing the country, he said; “I must be frank with you, you guys are part of the problem we have in the country today. Journalist today are ready to do anything, publish anything against anyone just because of little financial rewards. Journalist today do not speak truth to power. When you see someone that is a thief, you call him a thief. Journalists are ready to do anything just 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 truth, equity and fairness, adding that the union would be a major participant in coming elections in the state and country to ensure selection of credible leaders.
Meanwhile….Me listening to CHEQUE’S HISTORY SONG FT FIREBOY….cool song; though it’s got a lil taste of Alicia key’s GIRL ON FIRE…
Jonathan earned the highest oil revenue in the history of the country ,at the same time borrowed to pay salaries with no single capital project completed…..That is Jonathan Wonder.
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Make I no just talk wetin dey my mind…
Worst in history of the history of Nigeria
Make you rest bodi, can you compare then to now with absentee president?
You ain’t sorry!!
Afonja’s and nyamiri hate this kinda of news
Ordinary your workers salary you no fit pay.
Very wicked somebody
There is nothing to write about his administration that looting up and down
The fight is Nigerians VS political elites. All the politicians are literally same.
Tis one Don come with him own wahala again
We misjudged the vegetable from katsina
But we must move on…
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Jonathan’s government was much better than what we have now, but definitely not the best, not close.
The best in looting the country dry, the best in betraying all our trust by the yam and goat mentality … bascads
The greatest disaster to befall Nigeria.
Shut up hypocrite
Hmm… none has been better. The present has always been worse than the previous.
Interesting… The Israelite once wanted to return to Egypt.
Worst in history of the history of Nigeria
Continue, be there making a fool of yourself.
You will soon be 40
Who’s Vanguard’s editor-in-chief?
However, it is way far better than this regime …. as a matter of fact, it will be embarrassing to compare the Nigeria under GEJ’s government with this “unknown sholder (Buhari)” the directionless president.
Hey sir Mr. Aspiring governor, 100 industries in first 100 days in office ?
This right here is why I hate politicians. Too much lies, unrealistic promises. ….just too
Common sir, that sounds very usual, typical and political gimmick.
Please and please, just shut it already.
I will not disclose my secret to you, but you should know that I’m the
first black man in the world over to be an andated member of Rotary,
.. ibbeg to disagree
Jonathan Administration was a failure, Buhari Administration is worse
U dont know what uv got till its gone…Janet Jackson 98
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