Ex Military governor urge aspirants to step down for Buhari

April 15th, 2018

Chuks Oyema-Aziken

A former Military Governor of Plateau State, Brig.-Gen. Aliyu Kama (Rtd.) has urged those preparing to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 elections to honourably step down.

Kama who was in power during the Babangida regime disclosed that President Buhari has sufficiently recovered from ill-health to run the affairs of the country for another four years.

Kama made the comment in his goodwill message during a grand reception in honour of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Barr. Boss Mustapha by the Hoba Elders Council and Hoba Community of Adamawa State in Abuja over the weekend.

The occasion had in attendance the Adamawa State Governor, Bindo Jibrilla, National Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC) Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, former SGF, David Babachir, members of the National Assembly and some Head’s of government agencies.

In his remarks, Oyegun described the SGF as a man of experience, exposure, consummate politician and public administrator.

In a key note address, Chairman, Hoba Elders Council, Major-General Harris Dzarma (Rtd.) urged Mustapha to uphold the confidence reposed in him by President Buhari.

“The Hoba community both at home and in the diaspora would appreciate his contribution to the upliftment of the nation and indeed the future of our state and its communities”

He called on the government to do more to secure the release of Miss Leah Sharibu who is still held captive by the Boko Haram insurgents.

In his response, Boss Mustapha acknowledged the individual and collective role and contribution of some of the dignitaries to his political career, beginning with his nomination into the constituent assembly.

He implored them to continue to foster their traditional values of formidable unity, love, mutual care and responsibility for all their families and children.

The SGF pledged to conduct himself creditably in office and bring joy to his people.

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