Only ill-health will stop Buhari from contesting in 2019 – Amosun

Ogun State governor, Ibikunke Amodun has said only ill- health will stop President Muhammadu Buhari from seeking re-election in 2019.

The governor stated this in Abeokuta shortly after attending a book launch put together to mark the one year anniversary of the death of renowned educationist, Chief Lamidi Sofenwa.

Amosun said the President has done a lot of work to put Nigeria back on track.

He said, “If President Buhari and his administration had not come in time with rescue mission, only God knows where Nigeria would have been today.

“On this 2019 for me, the only thing that can probably prevent Mr. President from contesting is ill -health because if not for this administration of President Muhammadu Buhari only God knows where Nigeria would have been today.

“As humans, we quickly forget things. If we could be fair to this administration, they came in at a time the country was plunged into a very deep end and imagine where the country is today. We were in recession and now we are out of it and it not easy to get to this point.

“Again, I am saying it, the only thing that can stop Mr. President is ill- health. But as we can see today, Mr. President is back, rejuvenating and very soon, it would be clear for everybody to see that Mr. President is so well now.

“Meanwhile, nobody will take the fact that from the three cardinal points he set for himself, this administration has been doing tremendously well in the area of security. We all know that nothing good can happen in any country without adequate security.

“Yes, some people are saying Boko haram has not yet been conquered but if you look at America and put into consideration how many years it took them to win the war against Osama Bin Laden among others you will know that this administration should be applauded as far as security is concerned.

“The same thing in our economy. Just look at our agriculture for instance, it has never been this good. At least I am a governor and this is my seventh year. This is the first time that Nigeria is truly diversifying.”

One comment

  1. Benjamin Ilo

    Hi Mr. Governor. You cannot decide for the President. Leave the second term issue to Buhari and his family. Go and deliver democratic dividend to your people. Most of you are just praise singers and notice seekers. That was what you people did for Abacha and turned against him and family at his demise. Mind your business please.

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