Chris Steven, Abuja
Sani Yerima, former Governor of Zamfara State has stated his support for President Muhammadu Buhari if he decides to contest 2019 general election.
Yerima, Senator representing Zamfara West, who seconded the motion by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) during the meeting with the President to run for the 2019 election said he would not contest against him.
“Yes I seconded the motion : I will support the President if he decides to run in 2019, ” he said in a telephone conversation.
” I will not contest against him, but if he did not contest and I decide to come out, nobody will condemn me. That’s my personal decision, ” he added.
His declaration of support for the President to run for second term followed massive support by 186 groups under the aegis of Buhari support group for the President to seek a rerun.
Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo had on October 27,2017 commissioned the secretariat of President Muhammadu Buhari support Organization (BSO)
Besides the commissioning, the Vice President also relaunched the Buhari support group at Utako, Abuja, just as he commended the men and women that were in the vanguard which produced the government of change that Nigerians wanted.