— tolu ogunlesi (@toluogunlesi) September 28, 2018
Naija news Understands that the party’s stakeholders upbeat the campaign in separate interviews earlier today at the aide line of the Presidential Primaries of the APC in Benin.
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— Mercedes Alfa (@MercedesAlfa) September 28, 2018
While noting that the goodwill enjoyed by the president at the wake of the 2015 elections have not wane, they stressed that their optimism was further awaken by Buhari’s achievement in office. They made particular reference to his fight against corruption, massive investment in infrastructural development and agriculture.
I was in Abuja for two and half weeks and I went into the villa to see a friend. He preached I stop attacking Buhari. I asked why I should support Buhari. His answer was that Igbos will go extinct if Buhari loses in 2019. I told him it’s better Buhari loses and Igbos go extinct!
— Jackson Ude (@jacksonpbn) September 28, 2018
The party chieftains lauded the massive turnout of members for the Presidential Primaries which they described as peaceful.
Mr Bagudu Suleiman, the Chairman of the party in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo, said it was based on this goodwill that the people defied the heavy downpour on Friday to identify with the president.
Why’s APC holding a presidential primaries when there’s just one candidate? What options are you giving the voters?
— babajide (@Jidee_) September 28, 2018
Mr Patrick Aguenede, the Esan West Local Government Council Chairman, said it was not all about the primaries, but the general elections itself.
“I am not only impressed about the turnout of our members today to identify with President Muhammadu Buhari, but we are assuring him that he will be returned elected in 2019,” he said.
The State Secretary of the APC, Mr Lawrence Okah, said Edo APC while demonstrating his love for the person of Buhari and his leadership style.
“You can see for yourself that the crowd was tremendous. We could not even finish counting. As I speak in this Ward 7, we have more than 1,147 persons voting for just one candidate, Buhari. “In spite of the rain, people came out. That is to show the support our president has. If this can happen in one ward and we have 192 wards in Edo state. “You better imagine at the end of today, you will see a lot of people coming out to vote for Buhari. This is just a party matter.“It is raining yet people are coming out to vote. You can see for yourself. They have been here since 8 a.m waiting for this day to come,” he said.
From Change to Difference.
— William Heart (@myphancy) September 28, 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC), members in Daura, Kasina State, also turned out in large numbers to vote in the ongoing presidential primary election,
The Organising Secretary of the APC in the Northwest zone, Abdulmanaf Daura who spoke on thecomitment party members, commended the APC members for the large turnout, in spite of the ongoing industrial action declared by labour on Thursday.
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— Mercedes Puma (@CHIEFtureosah) September 28, 2018
“The massive turnout is an indication that the people believe in the ideals of the ruling party; it shows that our mass appeal is intact,” he said.
Under your watch, we went into a recession, and became the poverty capital of the world. The difference you have already made is clear. https://t.co/wMTDRIk205
— Chidi Okereke (@Chydee) September 28, 2018