President Muhammadu has received another strong boost as a strong group has declared their support for his re-election.
The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) on Tuesday declared its total support for President Muhammadu Buhari promising to mobilise 16 million votes for his reelection in the February 16 presidential poll, Nigerian Tribune reports.
RTEAN National President, Mr Osakpamwan Eriyo disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Abuja.
According to him, the association has over 16 million members who are always united in supporting a particular candidate during an election.
“Why we said that they should support Buhari is because he has done so much for the country, you can see today that we have good roads. We have investments in the country and there is peace, if there is no peace we can’t have investment, we have over 16 million members in Nigeria, that is why we urged all of them to vote for Buhari for continuity.
“Because if we vote for continuity all the good roads and good projects will continue and that is the reason why we decided to support the president,” he said.
In another case, Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central, reacted to Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF’s endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of 2019 presidential election.
ACF on Tuesday endorsed the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari based on track records and achievements.
Acting chairman of the National Executive Committee of the ACF, Musa Kwande, made the disclosure at the Forum’s Secretariat in Kaduna. Kwande said the strides by the Buhari administration to improve and re-position the nation economically as well as its achievements in combating insurgency led to the forum’s decision to stand by him.
Reacting, Sani took to his Twitter page and wondered if Arewa forum’s endorsement will be dismissed as being “irrelevant”.
The Kaduna lawmaker wrote: “Now that the Arewa Consultative Forum has jumped into the political ring and reportedly endorsed Baba, will they also be dismissed as irrelevant club of old men like the Prof Ango Abdullahi led Northern Elders Forum, that endorsed the ex VP, or will they be described differently.”
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