House of Representatives members from the North-West, yesterday, drummed support for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
Alhassan Ad-Doguwa, who is the leader of the group, stated that the decision to support Buhari’s re election bid beyond 2019 was due to his achievements especially in the area of security.
Addressing newsmen after the group’s caucus meeting on Wednesday, Ado-Doguwa, disclosed that the caucaus had passed a vote of confidence on the Buhari-led government.
He said,“2019 will come and we will engage all stakeholders and Nigerians cannot afford to miss or lose the President Buhari in 2019.
“I want to believe that the security situation in the north-west has improved seriously and Nigerians are commending the president and we just have to commend him, support him and identify with him.
“We have also individually and collectively passed a vote of confidence in the leadership of President Buhari’s government and also the leadership of the house of representatives ably led by Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara.
“We are speaking on behalf of the north-west people. I think as far as we are concerned; it does not matter what the people say; we want to say openly that Mr. President has done a lot in the area of security.
“In spite of the challenges, our people in the zone can sleep with their eyes closed and Nigerians are commending him. We have to commend him and we must support him.”