- A coalition of university lecturers has endorsed President Buhari for second term
- The group said the president deserves to be re-elected because of his performance since 2015
A coalition of university lecturers under the auspices of Intellectuals for Good Governance and Environmental Justice (IGG and EJ) has endorsed President Muhammad Buhari for re-election in 2019.
The forum, in a statement signed by its coordinator, Ali Bakari Mohammed, Executive Director, Nasidi Muhammad, and Legal Director, Ibrahim Audu, said Buhari deserved to be re-elected for a second term to continue with the work he started, Daily Trust reports.
The statement read in part: “We have observed and evaluated the good policies and agendas implemented by his administration since its inauguration in 2015.
He has worked effectively to promote the socio-economic and other developmental issues in the country.”
Legit.ng previously reported that Senator Benjamin Uwajimogu stated that the recently concluded Anambra governorship election showed that Igbos have accepted the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The senator representing Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly on the platform of the APC said this during an interview with Daily Sun newspaper.
He congratulated the candidate of the APC in the election, Honourable Tony Nwoye for his impressive outing, saying he has improved the fortune of APC in South-east region.
However, in another report by Legit.ng, Senator Shehu Sani faulted seven northern governors who endorsed the reelection bid of President Buhari amid the reported carnage in the country.
President Buhari, on Friday, January 12, met with seven governors from the northern region of the country behind closed-doors at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja just minutes after the Jumaat prayers.
The governors who were at the meeting include those of Kaduna, Yobe, Kogi, Niger, Plateau, Adamawa and Kano states.
Addressing State House reporters later, Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai, said they had no apology meeting the president over the 2019 presidential election.
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