Port harcourt - The main agitating militant group in the Niger Delta, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has pledged its total support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, reports NewsDay.
The group, in statement signed by its spokesperson, Jomo Gbomo, said the decision to support Buhari in the February 14 presidential election is anchored on the need to deliver Nigeria, especially the Niger Delta region, from the crunching effects of corruption.
The group commended Buhari for proposing to scrap the office of the First Lady, which it considered to be a drain on the nation’s resources.Also read:MEND issues new threat to government
The group lambasted President Goodluck Jonathan for his unconcerned attitude towards the degradation of the Niger Delta environment.
The group noted that President Jonathan does not deserve a second term in office.
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