24 APC Governors Are Supporting Buhari For 2nd Term – Governor Bello
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has said 24 state governors with the All Progressives Congress (APC) are in support of President Muhammadu Buhari seeking reelection in 2019, Punch reports.
Bello stated this on Saturday in Lokoja, the state capital, at a rally organised by the APC to receive defectors to into its fold.
The governor, at the event, which was also attended by the National Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, said Buhari must contest in 2019.
He explained that all the 24 APC governors were ready to support his reelection.
He maintained that APC remained the only viable and strongest party in Kogi State, saying the development made members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party to defect to the party.
He said, “Presdent Buhari must contest second term because all the 24 APC governors are ready to support his reelection
“All the PDP members that mattered in the state have all decamped to the APC because they have seen the light and realised that APC hasbetter programme for the people of the state and Nigeria in general”
Odigie-Oyegun, at the rally, said the President had liberated the country from an impending economic doom.
He added that Buhari had succeeded in repositioning the economy from dependency on oil and focusing on other sources of revenue such as agriculture.
He said, “Nigeria, under President Buhari, no longer depends on oil to survive. Today, Nigeria, under Buhari, has taken the lead in the agricultural production and the nation is operating on a stable economic progression.”
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