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Buhari campaigns for APC guber, Assembly candidates

Posted: Apr 5, 2015 at 6:11 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has urged all Nigerians, especially supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to come out en masse on April 11 and vote for the party’s governorship and House of Assembly candidates in the states.

In a statement issued by the director, media and publicity, APC Presidential Campaign Organisation, Garba Shehu, in Abuja at the weekend, Buhari sought the support of the electorate in ensuring the victory of his party’s candidates in Saturday’s elections. He also thanked Nigerians for voting him into office, even as he noted that greater challenges of consolidating the party’s electoral victory in the March 28 polls lay ahead.

Buhari pointed out that the election of APC governorship and House of Assembly candidates was just as important as his victory during the presidential poll.

He said his election should not be treated in isolation because the APC needs to win at other levels of government across the country.

“For APC to govern effectively, its supporters should also elect the party’s candidates in the governorship and House of Assembly elections come April 11,” he said.

Buhari sympathised with the families of his supporters who lost their lives while celebrating the APC’s victory and wished those nursing injuries speedy recovery.

He solicited moral support for the Independent National Electoral Commission, to improve on its performance, despite logistical challenges and other unforeseen hiccups.