A poster of leading opposition All Progressive Congress presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and deputy Yemi Osinbajo is displayed along the highway in Lagos. ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Benin City - Some South-South ex-militant generals and commanders in Edo State on Wednesday rejected the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan , reports Punch.
Rather, the ex- militants are throwing their weights behind the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) , Muhammadu Buhari.
The ex-militants said the decision to queue behind Buhari in the February 14 presidential election was in line with the expectations and hope of Nigerians for positive change and development, particularly, the development of the Niger Delta region.
Godwin Ogidigba, the spokesperson for the group, said President Jonathan has not improve the lots of the Niger Delta despite the fact that he is from the region.Also read: MEND reiterates support for Buhari
He lauded the leadership of the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta for endorsing Buhari, maintaining that the group (MEND) made the right choice.
Read more at Punch.
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