The Abuja chapter of the Arewa Traders’ Association in conjunction with the Grassroots Mobilisers for Buhari have concluded plans to mobilise 1.03 million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming 2019 presidential election.
Grassroots Mobilisers For Buhari are out to mobilize support for President Buhari has the country head to the poll.
Dr. Fatima Goni, the National Chairperson of GMB, who announced this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, said the agreement was reached at a meeting between the leaderships of the two associations at Kebbi Hotel, Abuja.
She also revealed that the GMB and the traders’ association planned to stage a one million march in support of President Buhari’s candidature in the February 2019 general elections.
She said: “Our campaign strategies include polling to polling mobilisation of voters and continuing sustenance of public enlightenment through media support.
“Our strategies will also use structures across the federation to counter the negative narratives being propagated by retrogressive forces.
“We require your kind understanding and patriotic support, which shall be adequately complemented by our personnel resources to achieve a dynamic result in the monitoring and countering of anti-government propaganda.
“This is the time for all who are deeply concerned about the prospects and challenges of our democratic growth and national progress to rise and be counted on the positive side of history where the Buhari administration has steadfastly striven to place our great country, Nigeria.’’
Dr. Goni Promised to alert the authority on the challenges faced by members of the association.
The Chairman, Board of Trustees of the GMB, Umar Farouk, disclosed that the association had intensified efforts to mobilise over 10 million of its members nationwide towards ensuring electoral victory for President Buhari in the presidential election.
The chairman, Arewa Traders’ Association, Abuja chapter, Adamu Hassan, disclosed that the association, with membership from 63 market areas in the FCT and environs, voluntarily agreed to join GMB to ensure electoral victory for Buhari in 2019.
“Apart from organising the one million-man march in support of Buhari/Osinbajo ticket on December 6, we are also working towards mobilising about 23 million of our members across the country to vote for Buhari/Osinbajo in 2019.
“We will be doing all this in partnership with the GMB with our little resources because of our love for President Buhari and the achievements of his administration so far,’’ Hassan added.