- Chairman of the leadership group, Sam Nda-Isaiah, has expressed total confidence that President Buhari will return elected in 2019
- Nda-Isaiah explained he would be part of the APC campaign strategy as 2019 general elections gather more momentum
- He said the party’s manifesto shall be reactivated to fulfill the “change agenda” of the Buhari led government
One of the former presidential aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sam Nda-Isaiah has expressed confidence that President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2019 general election.
Nda-Isaiah said the good work being initiated under the governing All Progressives Congress [APC] led government will be enough to return President Buhari back to power.
Leadership reports that he made this known in Akure, the Ondo state, shortly after he was conferred with the Chieftaincy title of ‘Aare Baroyin’ of the ancient kingdom at the weekend.
“I am a member of APC and I will be supporting our candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, for this 2019 presidential and general elections.
“He will win again. Although, we are not taking things for granted that he will win – just like that without any hard work.
“There is need for hard work and to explain to Nigerians about his good work which will bring him in again. We are not going to take anything for granted, of course you all know I am not contesting this year but I am going to rally round for his support.”
He noted that the party’s manifesto which has spelled out the promises to the people, shall be reactivated to fulfill the “change agenda” of the Buhari led government.
According to him, the nation has experience a remarkable change under the ruling government of the APC mostly in the agricultural sector.
Nda-Isaiah explained he would be part of the APC campaign strategy as 2019 general elections gather more momentum.
“Things have started growing again and we have become the biggest economy in African in spite of every other challenges. Don’t forget that recession came in and things had to change but we overcome this recession of a thing.
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“Also, there are many revolutionary changes that have happened in the agricultural sector under the current government which speaks volumes. You will see very soon that the country will become self-sufficient in rice production and that has never happened before.
“I am not saying we have achieved everything we promised but it is an ongoing process and you all know. Everybody sees the reality and that nothing can be perfect but on scale I know we are going to win again.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported President Buhari said the string of victory recorded by the APC in bye-elections held in Bauchi, Katsina and Kogi states is sufficient proof that 2019 elections will be won by the party.
This was contained in a statement by the president's senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, on Friday, August 24.
The president received representatives of the 34 chairmen of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) in Katsina state.
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