Buhari to Ndigbo: 2019 election will determine your political fate
President Muhammadu Buhari has told the Igbo nation in Nigeria to vote wisely in the forthcoming electgions in 2019 for the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, as only then can they be assured of the presidential slot in 2023.
Speaking yesterday during the South-East mega rally with the theme “South-East All Progressives Congress (APC) rally for Buhari” at Dan Anyiam Stadium, Wethdral Road, Owerri, the president accused the Igbo’s of playing dirty politics in 2015, but said their position of strength will be determined by the votes they give to him this time around in 2019.
Represented at the event by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha, Buhari said; “The election in 2019 for the Igbo nation is an election that will determine or mar your chances. I want to appeal to you that this is not about party but about the Igbo nation. And I am calling on the Igbo nation and brothers in the Diaspora and in this land to have a paradigm shift and think seriously about their nation and position in this country.
“I have had opportunity to speak with Igbo leaders and I told them that the Presidency of Nigeria has always been negotiated and you can only negotiate on the basis of strength.”