2019: Nigerians react as Buhari picks presidential form
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, picked his expression of interest and nomination form, to contest in the forthcoming primary election of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The form, sold for N45million, was purchased on his behalf by one of his support groups, the Nigerian Consolidation Ambassadors Network.
This was confirmed by Buhari’s Special Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmaad, via his Twitter handle.
Nigerians have taken to social media (Twitter), to express divergent views since the news broke out.
DAILY POST has curated some of them below:
@gloria_adagbon: Wow…wow!! Congratulations Baba Buhari.
@CITIZENBC7: They bought nomination for buhari to reinforce failure? Let me start my journey to Canada now
@sami_oamen: Those group of people will surely get appointments if they are from the north, and if Buhari wins
@CallyKayode: Dem don buy Buhari form…as expected!
@HQ9P0P1VBrAL1fX: My favorite president in 2019 may Allah make it easy for you sai Baba Buhari
@wejek: While in China, Nigerians have bought APC Presidential forms for Buhari. #WeAreSerious
@AGarbaRingim: Good Samaritans may God reward them for the kind gesture
@MickeySunny: So, some group of people already bought form for PMB second term bid. Their choice though. Interesting!
@yunusxonline: I will not forgive these People, its very unfair. How can few people be allow to pay for the Nomination form while there are millions of Nigeria who are willing &ready to contribute also. @OfficialAPCNg & Presidential campaign team of PMB must give us an account to contribute.
@fidelisjon: That #45m is from my state coffers. The lifeless governor of my state who can not pay civil servant their salary have the guts to spend such huge amount for the sake of Buhari….
@JohnFanimokun: Buhari’s form has been purchased by some people that understand the good governance the ruling party (APC) is delivering.