President Buhari’s supporters insist on 2nd term in 2019

President Buhari’s supporters insist on 2nd term in 2019

- The political firmament in Nigeria is charged at the moment

- Political alignments and realignments is the order of the day

- President Muhammed Buhari has been dragged into the 2019 race by his supporters all over the nation barely two years before the presidential election

The Enugu state chapter of the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) has thrown its weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari over running for second term, Daily Trust reports.

The group insists that President Buhari needs eight years to consolidate on his achievements in revamping Nigeria’s infrastructure and on the war against corruption and of insecurity.

The group also dismissed claims by the minister for women affairs, Jummai Alhassan, that the president told her that he would do only one term in office.

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In a statement released yesterday by the Enugu state chairman of the BSO, Anike Nwoga, the group said: “We are of the candid opinion that President Muhammadu Buhari should do his 2nd term.

“From all our interactions with President Buhari before the election, there was no day the issue of one term was discussed. Rather from day one we had always known that Buhari needed eight years to clear the Augean stable.

“And to be exact he needs to consolidate the war against corruption and insecurity in the land and to consolidate the solid foundation for economic prosperity.”

The group also took a swipe at former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for claiming that he was sidelined after he contributed in installing the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC federal government, arguing that many of his political allies are close aides of the president.

Meanwhile, a faceless volunteers group have launched a campaign online asking Nigerians to join them in their quest to ensure that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo becomes Nigeria's president in 2019. observed that the group is using a website - to push their agenda.

Spokesman of the vice president, Laolu Akande, has since dismissed the activities of the group, stating that his boss is not aware or party to their activities.

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Watch this TV video of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan speaking on the chances of the Peoples Democratic Party in 2019:


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