The Presidency on Thursday said that there was no amount of gang-up against President Muhammadu Buhari that would stop him from emerging winner of the 2019 Presidential election.
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina said the regrouping of politicians against Buhari would not stop him from reclaiming his victory in next 2019 election.
Adesina stated this on his Twitter handle, @FemAdesina.
According to him: “The harder they come, the harder they fall. 2019 presidential election on my mind.”
The tweet came barely few hours after the former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta.
Obasanjo had in the meeting endorsed Atiku’s presidential ambition.
He declared that Atiku will defeat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.
According to him, he believes that Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now good enough to enjoy his support in the next election.
Obasanjo said, “Let me start by congratulating President-to-be, Atiku Abubakar, for his success at the recent PDP Primary and I took note of his gracious remarks in his acceptance speech that it all started here.”
At the meeting were outspoken clerics, Bishop David Oyedepo, Bishop Matthew Kukah and Sheikh Ahmed Gumi.
Also at the meeting were leader of apex Yoruba group, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, ex PDP deputy national chairman, Bode George, Senator Murray Ben-Bruce, ex Cross River Governor, Liyel Imoke, ex-Minister Osita Chidoka, among many others.