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State House Visit: El-Rufai, APC Govs Afraid Of "Looming Disgrace" In 2019 - PDP | CNR

Governor El-Rufai addressing newsmen

In what is apparently a swift reaction to the visit yesterday to the State House by seven governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in which they unanimously endorsed President Mohammadu Buhari for second term in office, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has said the APC Governors' visit was propelled by "fear of job loss" and " looming disgrace" awaiting them in 2019.

The PDP in a statement said the visit was not driven by love President Buhari or patriotism.

Seven governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC yesterday visited President Buhari at the State House where they officially declare their support for the President's second term ambition.

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Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna state who addressed journalists after their meeting with the President said they want the President to contest in 2019.

"We believe in Mr  President. We want him to continue running the country in the right direction. People can speculate about 2019; we have no apologies", El-Rufai said.

But the PDP said the visit was necessary as the Governors are now struggling to save their imminent job loss.

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"The visit of Governor Elrufai and six other governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to President Mohammadu Buhari asking him to run for second term is self-serving.

"Governor Elrufai and his cohorts are scared stiff of the "Looming disgrace" awaiting them at the 2019 polls, forgetting that President Buhari himself will face and imminent and inevitable electoral defeat too, come 2019.

They insisted that the visit was not inspired by love for President Buhari or patriotism, adding that the Governors are only struggling to save their imminent job loss.

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"They are not driven by love for President Buhari or patriotism.

"They are struggling to save their imminent job loss. How can a drowning man rescue another", the PDP wondered.

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