- The UK chapter of the APC says its expectations has been met by Buhari’s declaration to seek a second term
- The party states that Nigerians should consider the re-election bid as a major step to consolidate and re-invent the country into an emerging economic and democratic world power
- It assured that it would work assiduously for the electoral success of the APC at all levels
The All Progressives Congress (APC), United Kingdom chapter, said it would pay for expression of interest and nomination form for President Muhammadu Buhari to re-contest in 2019.
The chapter made the promise in a statement by its spokesman, Jacob Ogunseye, on Tuesday, April 10, in Abuja, following Buhari’s declaration that he would seek a second term.
It said that the president’s declaration was reasonable and satisfactory, adding that his second term would make Nigeria stronger as well as preserve the tenets of democracy in the country.
It stated that the chapter’s expectations had been met by Buhari’s declaration, and assured that it would work assiduously for the electoral success of the APC at all levels.
“President Buhari needs to consolidate on the achievements his administration has recorded in over three years, especially in economic growth, anti-graft war, security and youth development.
“He deserves a second term and we are proud that he has yielded and declared his readiness to re-contest the election as Nigeria’s President in 2019 in earnest. His administration’s achievements in the areas of security, economic growth, anti-corruption war and social development and other areas are visible to Nigerians,’’ the chapter said.
It added that Nigerians should consider the re-election bid as a major step to consolidate and re-invent the country into an emerging economic and democratic world power.
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It called on Nigerians across the world, irrespective of religion and geographical location, to see the re-election bid of the president as a major step that would help Nigeria to stabilise.
Meanwhile, 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.
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.
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