The Buhari Osibanjo Continuity Group (BOCOG), has described the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, as a marketable candidate who will emerged victorious at the poll going by his remarkable achievement.
The group lead by its Director-General, Otunba Oladiran Iyantan, stated this in Akure, the Ondo State capital over the weekend at the State’s Secretariat of the APC, during its nationwide tour of Buhari’s re-election sensitisation.
According to the Director – General, the re-election project of the President by the group became imperative due to what he described as enormous achievements recorded within a short while of the administration.
“We realised the need to embark on this campaign to endear him to Nigerians and make his re-election lots easier.
“President Muhammadu Buhari is a marketable candidate any day. He has not disappointed in his promise to change the face of governance in Nigeria for the better.
“Today, things have changed from greed to contentment; from corruption to decency; from endless infrastructure decay to aggressive investment in infrastructures,” he said.
Iyantan further stated that the group is well-established in all the wards and local governments of the federation in order to make re-election campaign more coordinated and effective.
He stated that stepping on toes by Buhari is deliberate act to sanitize the country, adding that only enemies of the country are not in tandem with his thrive.
“The President has stepped on the toes of the powers that be by refusing to renew oil blocks licences; by his refusal to sustain bribe for budget passage; and by saying no to budget padding.”
Also speaking, the National Secretary of the group, Alhaji Sadiq Abubakar Yusuf, noted that the task ahead was not a tea party affair and urged all members of the APC to brace up for the challenge ahead.
He commended the President for restoring sanity in handling the finances of the country as well as the security of the country.
He hinted that the group would soon embark on a million-man march for the re-election bid of the President.
Responding, the Deputy State Chairman of Ondo APC, Hon. Agabra Atili, praised the group for complimenting the efforts of the party by embarking on mobilisation of voters ahead of the general elections.
“Ondo State is the bedrock of progressive politics, and we are not going to shy away from our responsibilities in this regards,” he said.