The APC Governors forum last Thursday at a meeting with Mr. President at the Presidential villa Abuja endorsed the President for a 2019 Election.
The party Governors speaking through the Chairman of the forum Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo State stated that they have found President Buhari worthy of a second term in office come 2019 polls considering his performance these past years.
Governor Okorocha stated: “It is the desire of the governors that Mr. President should run for in 2019 Election for this exalted office given his performance in the last two years. We believe that if he continues, Nigeria will be better for it”.
Meanwhile the President has requested that the Governors give him more time to consider the option of re-election to the Presidential seat. He promised to make his intentions known to the Nation and the Party leadership soonest.
Prior to this meeting, the President had met earlier with former heads of State; Abdusalam Abubakar, Yakubu Gowon and Olusegun Obasanjo, vice-president Yemi Osinbajo, four former Chief Justices of Nigeria, Senate President Bukola Saraki and State Governors. The meeting in the Presidential villa is linked to ponder on pressing issues in the country.