Boss Mustapha to Igbos: Support Buhari’s re-election to win Nigerian presidency
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday said the shortest path for people from south-eastern Nigeria was to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his re-election bid for 2019.
The SGF stated this in Abuja when he received leaders of the All Progressives Congress from Ebonyi state in his Abuja office.
He said the region must make itself available for the ruling party to enable it ‘negotiate’ itself into ruling the party.
The region mostly supported former President Goodluck Jonathan, whose wife is from the region, in 2015 elections.
The former president is from Bayelsa state, one of the states in the country’s oil-rich region south-south.
President Buhari last Monday declared his intention to run for second term in office before departing for the U