By Ismaila Chafe
With eyes forged on the prospect of a South easterner changing into Nigeria’s president in 2023, some leaders from the area mentioned they’d again the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari subsequent yr.
The leaders made the dedication on Monday throughout a go to to Buhari in Abuja.
‘‘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,’ mentioned spokesman Emma Eneukwu, National Vice Chairman, South East APC.
The guests from the South East, had been in the primary, APC leaders within the area.
Eneukwu counseled President Buhari for the a number of tasks receiving consideration of the Federal Government within the South East area.
He mentioned the tasks included the 2nd Niger Bridge, Enugu-Port Harcourt street in addition to the Enugu-Onitsha –Owerri street, amongst others.
Eneukwu reaffirmed the unanimous resolution of the get together within the zone on Dec. 31, 2017 endorsing the President for a second time period in workplace.
He mentioned: ‘‘It is our conviction that 4 years will not be sufficient so that you can full this worthy journey therefore the necessity for an additional 4 years to allow you make Nigeria actually nice.
In response, President Buhari pledged to provide his greatest to all Nigerians, guided by a transparent conscience in making selections for the progress of the nation.
He thanked the leaders for his or her patriotism, sacrifices and help for the peace and stability of the nation.
He counseled the South East leaders for acknowledging the laudable and constant efforts of his administration to revive Nigeria to the place of eminence.
‘`I’m more than happy together with your patriotism and consistency in supporting our administration. You are all the time going round explaining issues even on the threat of abuse.
‘‘I need you to know that I’ve not forgotten the efforts and sacrifices you will have made within the successes I’ve achieved in my place and I admire what you’re doing for the soundness of our nation and the way forward for our youngsters 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 very best I can do for all Nigerians,’’ he mentioned.