Following President Buhari’s visit to Kano, APC stakeholders in the state have vowed to sue him if he refuses to contest in 2019, as they also promised to procure nomination form for him.
Though it wasn’t reported if President Buhari accepted the endorsement, however it was gathered that Abdullahi Abbas who spoke at the Kano government house on Thursday, praised President Buhari over his achievement in fields of security, the war against corruption and the restructuring of the economy in the last two years.
“Security is important for everyone, not just for Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states. It’s even more so for us as a commercial and industrial state.
We are convinced that you are best for these times when the country has begun to muster energy and resources to develop agriculture, infrastructure and empower the younger citizens.’’
The Governor the State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in a humorous remark said said the party was prepared to force Buhari to accept the second term ticket, and might even drag him to court over it.
Responding, Buhari said he understood the clamour of the ordinary people on the streets who raised four fingers on each arm, ”meaning four-plus-four”.
He said the need to sanitise party politics by ridding it of vote buying and violence.
“What I saw in the elections in Kogi, Bayelsa and Rivers, the use of money and those headless bodies really upset me,” he said.
“I don’t wish to see that anywhere. I would not have won if money and killing was the modus of operation. That is my view of politics.”