Supporters rides in a campaign bus of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his unning mate Yemi Osinbajo in Lagos on January 24, 2015. Unknown gunmen stormed and bombed the site of a ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Benin - The leadership of Change
Advocates of Nigeria, a pressure group in All Progressives Congress (APC) in
Edo, on Wednesday defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Secretary of the group, Mr Wilson Ajakaiye, who spoke on
behalf of the over 2,000 youths, said APC was "desperate to take power.’’
Ajakaiye said the rigours of the office of the President and
Vice President cannot at this time accommodate two old men whose health
conditions were questionable.
"Integrity is not complete when you cannot show your
educational certificate openly to the people you wish to govern.
"The key elements around Gen. Muhammed Buhari are too
desperate to take power by force which negates all elements of change and
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"Why are the Arab sheikhs suddenly donating millions of
dollars to the Buhari Presidential Campaign Organisation? What is their
interest in Nigeria?
"We, therefore, withdraw all print materials and video
jingles in support of Buhari from all media houses across the state’’, he said.
Receiving the leadership and members of group, Mr Dan Obih,
Chairman of PDP in the State, congratulated them for dumping APC.
Obih said the President would continue to transform the
nation if re-elected.
He urged them to come out en masse and cast their votes for