'34 Govs Endorse Buhari For Second Term' - Okorocha
Despite the romance with recession, a hooded campaign against corruption, poor power supply and his absence for over a hundred days, some politicians claim Nigerians want Buhari to seek re-election.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says the President’s second term project enjoys the support of 34 governors in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Okorocha said this when leaders of the Democratic Youths Congress visited him on Tuesday at the Government House, Owerri.
He urged Nigerians to support Buhari for a second term, saying there is no "better man for the job".
“President Buhari is the best for the country at the moment and that there could not have been a better option now,” he said.
According to him, it is only when the president does not contest that he (Okorocha) would vie for the position.
“I am a believer of Buhari and I made it clear years ago that if President Buhari is running for president I will not run. People have forgotten history that I ran with him during the ANPP days and in the last dispensation as governor,” he said.
“Now God has chosen him to be the president of Nigeria and some of us now are witnesses that Buhari was and is still the best for Nigeria at this material time.”
He continued, “This is because I have seen a man that has the strength of character to lead this Nigeria at this moment of our history.
“There is no better president for Nigeria now under the situation we found ourselves than President Buhari. These are some of the considerations I have made for my support.”
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