- The national executive council of south east students union has supported President Buhari's second term bid
- The south east students union said Nigeria needs a leader who has a strong will like the president
- The union maintained that the country deserves a leader that is not ashamed to stand for the truth
Ahead of 2019 presidential election, the national executive council of south east Students Union (SESU) has declared its support for President Muhammadu Buhari's second term ambition.
The Nation reports that the south east students union made this known in a statement by the national president, Okechukwu Chigbo.
Chigbo said the union will hold a zonal rally in Enugu to formerly adopt President Buhari as its preferred candidate in the election adding that over one million delegates are expected to be in attendance.
The statement read: “Fellow countrymen, we can attest to the fact that previous administrations in this country faced a lot of challenges which were inherited by the Buhari-led administration.
“Therefore, we need total restoration of our dear country back to her lost glory. For us to achieve this we need a leader whose words are his bond, a man who puts character above wealth.
“Nigeria needs a leader who has a strong will and never to lose his individuality in a crowd. The giant of Africa deserves a leader who makes no compromise with wrong.
“We need a man whose ambitions are never confined to any selfish desires, a man that will always be honest in small things and in great things.
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“Our great country needs a president who will not say he does something because every other person does it; a man true to his friends in the moments of joy and sorrow as well.
“We need a leader who accommodates Nigerians in prosperity, as well as in adversity. We deserve a man that is not ashamed to stand for the truth, even when it is unpopular.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the APC scheduled its presidential primary for September 19, while that for governorship positions would be on September 24.
According to a letter that the party sent to the Independent National Electoral Commission through its national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. Legit.ng gathered that the APC queried the INEC for allegedly leaking the letter.
The party argued that the dates contained in the document were not sacrosanct because they were subject to change.
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