A Lagos based civil rights movement, Save Lagos Group (SLG) has advised the President and Commander – in – Chief of Armed Forces and Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, (rtd) to forget about being re-elected as nation’s President in 2019 general elections, saying that Nigerians had tired of the failed electoral promises of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government.
The group also called on the good people of the country to rally round the Presidential standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar who was fully prepared to rescue the land from the dark and dangerous route of Muhammadu Buhari administration.
According to the group’s Convener, Comrade Adeniyi, Alimi Sulaiman, in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday, he noted that Nigeria needs the life (not lifeless) leader that would bring back robust economy, thereby returning the country to the path of progress, growth and development.
While reacting to the various reactions of the APC and its agents over the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for the next year Presidential election.
Comrade Sulaiman described the endorsement as a good and welcome development, adding that Obasanjo and other leaders have made a right choice for 2019 Presidency in Atiku.
Obasanjo had on last Thursday declared his utmost support for his former Vice-president (Atiku) Presidential ambition.
While also thanking Chief Obasanjo for forgiving and endorsing Atiku for 2019 Presidency, Sulaiman assured Nigeria masses that they would not regret voting for Atiku Abubakar in the next year Presidential election, adding that Atiku would bring dividend of democracy to their doorstep of the Nigeria masses.
Commenting on Buhari and APC responds on Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku, the rights activist urged Nigerians not to take the drown and rejected party (APC) and its Presidential candidate serious, referring to the conduct APC primaries across the States of the federation which made the party not to field candidates in Zamfara and few other states of the federation, alleging that the APC primaries were full of impunity and imposition.
Sulaiman who doubles as Executive Chairman, Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ), described their response as a reaction of sinking organization that wanted to sink the best and alternative Presidential hopeful (Atiku ) with their antics.
SLG Chief then advised the former Vice-President and his Presidential team with their teeming supporters not to fall prey of APC antics by not dignifying themselves with the sinking party (APC) and its Presidential candidate.