“You can’t decide for Buhari” — Northern Leaders reply Obasanjo

By Tony Edike on 25/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 687

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), a group comprising elders from the north, says it is the prerogative of President Muhammadu Buhari to decide on whether to re-contest or not.

ACF said this in response to the opposition of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo to the re-election bid of Buhari.

Obasanjo had advised the president to retire from active civil service, accusing him of failing to live up to expectation.

The elder statesman said Buhari’s government had reached its limit.

But in a statement in Kaduna, ACF said Obasanjo is entitled to his opinion.

“The statement credited to former President Obasanjo that President Buhari should not run in the 2019 election, it is his democratic right to express his view like any other Nigerian on all issues, including democracy,” read the statement signed by Muhammad Biu, national publicity secretary of ACF.

“However, it is President Buhari’s prerogative and that of his party to decide on whether to re-contest or not.”

Posted 25/01/2018 06:49:19 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
Forget Biafra, let's go for restructuring --Ohanaeze :...

Bianca’s siblings attack Ojukwu’s sons over senatorial ambition...

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza

Enugu govt moves to exploit world’s oldest iron...

UNIZIK to commence motor parts production soon –...

PDP wins rescheduled LG election in Kaduna

Central Bank governor dies of heart attack

PDP will defeat Buhari, win big in 2019...

Former Security Adviser to Ex-Gov Sylva docked for...

Killings: Gowon demands arrest of Miyetti Allah leadership...

Obanikoro, Omisore recover passports from EFCC, ex-minister returns...

Nkanu East/West Reps: Why Ujam deserves another term...

 

Latest News EFCC Abuja office goes up in flames 2019 : I-G warns Commissioners of Police, others against partisanship Atiku vows to create 12 million jobs if elected President Eid-el-Maulud: Buhari, Saraki, Ugwuanyi, Okowa, others felicitate with Muslims Why service chiefs ‘appeared’ at Buhari’s campaign launch – Presidency Nigeria cannot survive another 4 years under Buhari, Buhari loses $2.8bn GE Investment US gives $453,568 to 45 Nigeria Civic Organizations Atiku unveils plan for presidential campaign INEC confirms Tambuwal as Sokoto PDP guber candidate Why I married Atiku – Titi Abubakar Atiku kicks off presidential campaign Monday Infrastructure: Buhari laying foundation for economic growth, says Fashola

 

Most Read NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs (7,079 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (5,696 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (5,420 views) IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG (4,888 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (4,785 views) Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments (3,977 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (3,758 views) Prince Arthur Eze canvasses support for Buhari, Ugwuanyi (3,715 views) Nigeria ripe for Restructuring Now – Nwodo in Chatham House (3,702 views) Anambra: INEC releases 37 candidates for Nov poll (3,675 views) Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum (3,663 views) Quit notice: Kaduna Govt obtains bench warrant against Northern youths (3,645 views)

 

SECTIONS NEWS (620) EDITORIAL (6) POLITICS (386) SOCIETY (104) SPORTS (13) BUSINESS (227) HEALTH (16) EDUCATION (16) ENTERTAINMENT (8) INTERNATIONAL (30) TECHNOLOGY (1) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (0) OPINION (8)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands