- Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta-Umar has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 reelection bid
- The Kwara state monarch said the president’s achievements had endeared him to people
- He however urged the federal government to do more, while thanking Buhari for touching the lives of his subjects
President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 reelection bid has been endorsed by the Etsu Patigi, Patigi local government area of Kwara state, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta-Umar.
While receiving youths from Lade, Kpada and Patigi districts in his palace, the monarch said the people of the area will vote for the president in 2019, The Nation reports.
NAIJ.com gathers that the royal father said his call for support for Buhari was based on the fact that the president’s achievements had endeared him to people.
He pointed out that the Patigi-Share and Patigi- Kpada roads, which had been in deplorable conditions for about two decades, are now being built.
The monarch said: “Our roads have been there for 20 years with no repairs; and then, within the three years that he came on board, the road is being rebuilt.”
Chatta-Umar, however, urged the federal government to do more, while thanking Buhari for touching the lives of his subjects.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that traditional rulers in Imo state endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for his second term 2019 re-election bid.
The monarchs made the decision during a meeting at the Okigwe local government area of the state.
In a communique read by His Royal Majesty Eze Oliver Ohanwe, the monarchs said President Buhari had remained selfless since becoming Nigeria's president in 2015.
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