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CAN endorses Buhari, Oshiomhole, says no vacancy in Aso Rock in 2019


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The national executives of Change Advocates of Nigeria, CAN, Nigeria and Diaspora, who endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for the second term in office come 2019, also endorsed Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, former Edo Governor, for National Chairmanship position of the All Progressives Congress, APC, 2018 convention.

The body in a statement by its National Youths Leader, Gabriel Nwajei on Saturday in Asaba, said the decision was prompted by the president’s demonstration of courage in taking major decisions that had impacted the people positively, saying that  “No vacancy in Aso Rock in 2019.”

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The statement listed the reasons it is rooting for President Buhari  to be re-elected come 2019;

“His anti-corruption fight and recovery of looted funds within and outside Nigeria.

“For taking the nation away from economic recession, the increase in agriculture produce like rice, cassava, others and the N-Power Programme for our young graduates.

“The President has given assent to the ‘Not Too Young to Run bill and granted autonomy for  State Houses of Assembly and to the state judiciary.

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“The presidential order for the posthumous award and investiture on Late M.K.O.Abiola and Amb. Babagana Kingibe, Chief Gani Fawehinmi among others and the making of June 12 our Democracy Day showed courage”.

The body, however, acknowledged that there were still more to be done to make the nation great in the areas of security, restructuring, local government autonomy and in conducting a free and fair election.

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“But as the sayings goes, Rome was not built in a Day”

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“Our mission is to mobilize all youths with their Permanent Voters Card (PVCs) across the country for the 2019 presidential project,” it said.



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