- The Akwa Ibom publicity secretary of APC, Edet Bassey, has said that President Buhari's intention to go for a second term in government is a blessing for Nigeria
- Bassey said that the president has done much to revive the economy of the country
- Senator Ita Enang, the senior special assistant to presidency has said that the president has positively responded to the yearnings of Nigerians
Edet Bassey, Akwa Ibom publicity secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Buhari’s declaration of intention for 2019 is the best thing that has happened to the country in recent times.
Bassey told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Uyo on Monday that the president had given the country a direction for Nigerians to appreciate his efforts in reviving the economy.
Bassey remarked: “President Muhammadu Buhari has ensured security of lives and property and taken Nigeria to its winning way. So his declaration of intention at APC NEC meeting today is a welcome development.”
The senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly (Senate) Senator Ita Enang, said that Buhari was responding to the yearnings of Nigerians.
Enang said Nigerians were eager and yearning for him to continue in office to deliver good governance and dividends of democracy to the people.
Enang stated: “Nigerians should continue to support the federal government in the task of transforming the country.”
However, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s publicity secretary in Akwa Ibom, Ini Ememobong, said his party was not intimidated.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, had said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration for second term will silence the ‘noise’ of the opposition parties.
NAIJ.com gathered that the chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum also described the president’s declaration as a “patriotic response to the clarion call of Nigerians of goodwill on him to lead the country for another four years.”
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