From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi
Not less than seventy five million youth both at home and in diaspora has thrown their weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari re-election ambition come 2019, says National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN). The National President of NYCN, Comrade Murtala Muhammed Garba, disclosed this while speaking to journalists at the end of a sensitization workshop on the activities and achievement of President Buhari held in Bauchi at theweekend.
He said seventy five million Nigerian youths both at home and outside the country will vote for the President in the 2019 general election.
He said their support to the President’s re-election bid is based on his track record and performance since he assumed office as the President of Nigeria.
Garba said “As youth of this nation, we have the right to decide who to be our leader. President Buhari’s fight against corruption iscommendable as he has recovers billion of looted funds from past corrupt officials hence the need to support him 100 percent to come back in 2019.
Muhammed Garba said “in 2015, President Buhari came out on his own to Contest, but this time around the Nigerian youth are calling on him to come out again and contest in 2019.
“We have decided to source for money to buy nomination form for President Buhari in 2019 in order to show our full support for him as we believe that after 2019, he will hand over to a youth as Nigeria’s President,” he said.