Presidency: IBB supports Buhari
FORMER military president, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, on Monday declared his support for Gen. Mohammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in the upcoming elections.
Speaking while receiving Buhari who visited him in Minna, Babangida said ‘’all of us will support you in this course to salvage this country’’.
He said that the APC’s candidate’s doggedness in sacrificing to salvage Nigeria would not be lost.
“I wish to congratulate members of the party for the honour of nominating my colleague, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, as your presidential candidate in 2015 elections’’.
He said that the he and Buhari fought the battle to keep Nigeria indivisible, adding that such traits were attributes of patriots.
Earlier, Buhari said that the APC would commence a salvation crusade in Niger, adding that the calibre of people in APC in the state was a testimony.
He thanked Babangida for the support and cameraderie he had enjoyed over the years and assured him that Nigeria was on the verge of change.
He said that APC was set to take over the state with the calibre of the candidates presented for various offices and the quality of those that decamped from the ruling PDP. (NAN)