- Moshood Oshun declares that Nigerians are now wiser and know the better choice between Buhari and Atiku Abubakar
- Oshun argues that President Buhari has returned the glory of Nigeria and cause the country to be respected across the globe
- The lawmaker says Buhari is gradually rebuilding the economy allegedly destroyed by the 16-year rule by the PDP
The chairman of the committee on public finance of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Moshood Oshun, has declared that the 2019 presidential election is meant to return Muhammadu Buhari to power as appreciation for returning Nigeria to its days of glory.
Oshun said this in Ikorodu at the campaign flag-off of his colleague, Sanai Agunbiade stressing that Nigerians will use the election to appreciate Buhari for the efforts he had made in the last four years.
The senior lawmaker said there was nothing to fear about the forthcoming polls as the pendulum swings in favour of the re-election of the president.
According to him, it was Buhari that brought back the respect other countries have Nigeria after the government of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) allegedly destroyed the country.
Oshun noted that under Buhari, some world leaders have had cause to visit Nigeria adding that this was a major achievement on the part of the APC-led government.
He pleaded with residents of Lagos that to return the All Progressives Congress to government if truly they wanted to see a constantly better state and country.
Asked if he thinks the economy fared better under Buhari, Oshun blamed the PDP for plunging the country into the crisis that the president had been battling to solve.
He argued that no one can expect what had been damaged for 16 years to be rebuilt within three to four years.
"What this man is doing to put Nigeria where it truly belongs, making sure the country can compete with the world.
"Years before he came into government, nobody wanted to have any dealing with Nigeria, but in the last four years, we have seen the German chancellor visit Nigeria, we have seen the prime minister of Britain visit Nigeria.
"When was the last time you saw it happen? It shows there is something he is doing right.
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"This man is an asset to us and wants us to remain one. Look at the developmental strides under his government and how would see that he has not centred it on his state but spread same across Nigeria.
"There is no state today that has not witnessed progress," Oshun said.
Legit.ng reported earlier that Hon Segun Olulade, described the governorship candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jimi Agbaje, as a politician who knows he cannot win the election in the state in 2019.
Agbaje is seen as the major contender against the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in the governorship election scheduled to hold I am March 2019.
It also reported that a Lagos monarch, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi, declared his resolution to support the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the general elections even though he argued that all candidates of other parties in the state remain his children.
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