The Social Democratic Party (SDP) Bauchi has supported the endorsement President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its presidential candidate by National office of the party
It could be recalled that last week a faction of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate for the 2019 election.The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party made the surprise announcement on Thursday in Abuja, nine days before the presidential election on February 16.
The party Chairman Mohammed Haruna and the Secretary Aminu Bauchi jointly singed the statement and issued to News Agency of Nigeria in Bauchi on Sunday.
” The State Working Committee (SWC) of Social Democratic Party (SDP) Bauchi State has affirmed the decision by the National Body (NWC) of the Party for endorsing General Muhammadu Buhari of APC as the Presidential Candidate in the forthcoming election.
” This decision has come as a result of his undoubtful performance of fighting against corruption, tackling of security challenges in the nation.
“Most especially in the North Eastern part of the country where we come from and above all, his commitment to the realization of oil in Bauchi State. These, we find as enormous importance to give him all the necessary support,” the statement said
According to him, the party’s position was informed by President Buhari’s performance in the areas of fight against corruption, insecurity and prudence in governance that rekindled the hope for brighter future of the country.
The statement added that aside from the aforementioned achievements, the state chapter of the party was happy with the president’s commitment to the realization of oil in the state ‘which the party finds as enormous importance to give him all the necessary support.