Delta, Jigawa APC endorse Buhari’s candidacy
The APC in Delta State yesterday unanimously endorsed the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 election.
Addressing pressmen after the direct presidential primary election at Evwreni ward, the leader of APC Delta, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, reaffirmed their support for PMB’s re-election bid.
Olorogun Emerhor praised President Buhari for his integrity and the fight against corruption, the development of the Niger Delta region and the social intervention programs, while calling on Deltans to support him.
The Executive Director, Projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Engr. Samuel Adjogbe, said the development of Niger Delta by President Buhari through the NDDC showed that the president loves the region.
President Muhammadu Buhari, scored 202,599 votes out of the 253,073 in the APC presidential primary election in Jigawa State yesterday.
The Returning Officer of the election, Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, declared the result in Dutse, saying, 202,599 out 253,073 registered members of the party voted for the president in 287 wards of the state.
According to him, the party in state only used the 2014 register as the newly registered members were yet to be captured in the data base of the party. The exercise was generally peaceful.