It Will Be Unwise To Contest Against Buhari – Ex-MILAD
With the 2019 general elections in Nigeria at hand, many top politicians have started jostling and conducting political permutations on emerging preferred candidates for various positions.
The likes of President Buhari has declared for second term and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, also showing interest in running for the Presidency.
Young aspirants have not been found wanting and have been clamoring for political posts.
Sowore and Fela Durotoye are some of the youths who have openly declared interest in becoming the president of Nigeria, come 2019, even though the former has not declared the party on whose platform he intends to run.
However, a former military governor of plateau state, under the administration of ex-military head of state, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, retired Major-General Aliyu Adu Umar Kama, has advised aspirants contesting against the current president to wait till the 2023 general election, Daily Trust reports.
The statement is believed to be majorly targeted at the former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, Sule Lamido, former Jigawa State governor and Kingsley Moghalu, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) among others.
Aliyu Adu Umar Kama had stated that it will be an unwise decision to contest against President Buhari.
Aliyu Adu Umar Kama made the statement at the Hoba community grand reception for the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Gida Mustapha in Abuja.
According to the Military heads, the Hoba people of Adamawa State, pledged continuous support for the Buhari administration and are grateful to President Buhari for appointing two sons of the community as SGF successively.
Responding, SGF Mustapha pledged to conduct himself creditably in office and that he would work hard to ensure that at the end of service, his people would be proud of him.