The Lagos Chapter of the Buhari Youth Organisation, BYO on Saturday explained why incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari deserves a second term in office.
The group said Mr. Buhari has made tremendous progress on the three main areas he campaigned on in 2015.
This was the messsage of the BYO Lagos during its 2018 Annual Youth Pep Talk tagged ‘Change Mantra; Before, Now and the Future’, which was held in Lagos, in partnership with National Committee of Buhari Support Group (NCBSG)
Speaking to BreezeReporters, the Lagos State coordinator of the group, Comrade Abdulwaheed Odunuga, said so far, the current adminstration has performed well on its campaign promises.
He said the Buhari administration has done well in the area of economy, security and war against corruption.
”Today we are showing our members and Nigerians some of the achievement of this administration in the economy, security and war against against corruption.
Admitting that there is not perfect government, Odunuga said many of the achievements of Buhari adminstration were underreported by the media. He further accused the media of sensationalising crisis.
On why Nigerians should vote President Buhari ahead of opposition candidates, the activist said, ”one of the reasons why the last administration was sacked was because of corruption.
He accused the leading oppostion candidate, Atiku Abubarka of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of being corrupt.
According to him, Nigerians had suffered terribly due to corruption and an Atiku cannot fight the menace of corruption.
Odunuga experessed confidence that President Buhari will win the 2019 general election, adding that the BYO is working at the grassroot to ensure it’s a wide margin victory.
”We are very optmistic that President Buhari will win next year elections, we are just working to ensure that he (Buhari) wins with a wide margin, he said.
Odunuga further disclosed that the BYO will campaign ”vigorously” for President Buhari on the streets of across Nigeria when INEC announces commencement of campaign.
Speaking earlier during the event, Senator Abu Ibrahim who is the chairman of the occassion, said ”Buhari is the only President in Nigeria’s democratic dispensatiion that deserve to be re-elected.
Senator Abu Ibradim who was represented by Otunba Abiodun Ajiboye, National Secretary of the National Committee of Buhari Support Group (NCBSG), recalled that there was widespread insecurity in the northeast before Buhari came in, citing Boko Haram attacks.
He said Buhari has performed well in securing the nation, tackling corruption, improving infrastracture, power and growing the economy.
He said the Buhari government will definitely come back to power based on it’s achievement, adding that Nigerians can no longer be decieved.