- Labour Party says it will support the reelection bid of President Buhari and will mobilise vote for him
The national chairman of the party, Mike Omotosho, says his party will also work with the APC to liberate Kwara from misrule by a clique led by one man
- Muhammadu Buhari says the APC has the full understanding of Nigeria’s challenges
The Labour Party (LP) has pledged to deliver 16 million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential elections
The national chairman of the party, Mike Omotosho gave the assurance on Thursday, August 23, in Ilorin at a public lecture and inauguration of wards and local governments canvassers for re-election bid of Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The event organised by the Buhari/Osinbajo 2019 project was attended by Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture and the leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara.
Omotosho, in a goodwill message at the event, said the labour party will support the reelection bid of Buhari and will mobilise votes for him.
He said his party will also work with the APC to liberate Kwara from misrule by a clique led by one man.
Omotosho charged the people of Kwara, to take the opportunity of the political development in the country to free themselves from slavery and oppression.
Speaking in the same vein, the chairman of APC caretaker committee in Kwara, Bashir Bolarinwa, said President Buhari should be given a chance to continue with his agenda of liberating the country from poverty and treasury looting.
He said Nigerians should not allow a repeat of 1985 history when Buhari regime of discipline and prudence was ousted to pave way for corruption and retrogression.
Otunba Gani Zubair, the coordinator of Buhari/Osinbajo 2019 project, said the group was formed because of the dysfunction within APC orchestrated by the defection in the National Assembly.
He said the objective of the movement, among others, is to counter all forces against the president and mobilise the people for his re-election.
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Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has said the combined efforts of defectors and their backers in the opposition will not distract his administration from the good work it is doing for the benefit and development of Nigeria.
Buhari, who spoke in Daura on Thursday, August 23, stressed that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has the full understanding of Nigeria’s challenges and is encouraged by the support of Nigerians in addressing them, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report.
The president spoke at a lunch with some APC governors accompanied by some members of the national and state assemblies and commissioners.
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