Breaking: Igbo Leaders Endorse Buhari Again For Second Term

Leaders of Igboland in the All Progressives Congress have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second term.

The leaders gave their endorsement on Monday during a visit to the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to the leader of the delegation and National Vice Chairman of the APC in the South East, Hon. Emma Eneukwu, Buhari had done well with the several projects he had executed and was executing in the geopolitical zone.
Eneukwu listed them to include the Second Niger Bridge, Enugu-Port Harcourt Road as well as the Enugu-Onitsha-Owerri Road.

Reaffirming the unanimous decision of the party in the zone on December 31, 2017 endorsing the President for a second term in office, Eneukwu said: “It is our conviction that four years is not enough for you to complete this worthy journey, hence the need for another four years to enable you make Nigeria truly great.

“We implore Mr. President, as a just and fair-minded leader, to make history by supporting the zoning of the office of the President in our great party to the South East at the end of your second tenure in office as President in 2023.”

Speaking during the visit, President Buhari pledged to give his best to all Nigerians, guided by a clear conscience in making decisions for the progress of the country.

Buhari thanked them for their patriotism, sacrifices and support for the peace and stability of the country.

He commended the South East leaders for acknowledging the laudable and consistent efforts of his administration to restore Nigeria to the position of eminence.

He said: “I am very pleased for your patriotism and consistency in supporting our administration.
“You are always going around explaining things even at the risk of abuse.

“I want you to know that I have not forgotten the efforts and sacrifices you have made in the successes I have achieved in my position and I appreciate what you are doing for the stability of our country and the future of our children and our grandchildren.

“I assure you that whatever I try to do, I will do it with a clear conscience and I’ll do the best I can do for all Nigerians.”

The Eagle Online


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