The Director Action and Mobilisation of Northern Stakeholders Forum Alhaji Aminu Adam has advanced reasons why the institution decided to unload President Muhammadu Buhari and chose Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the February sixteen presidential election.
Speaking at a Zonal Town hall Meeting, held at Mambayya House in Kano yesterday, stated they opted for Atiku Abubakar due to the fact Buhari had dissatisfied Nigerians.
According to him, the institution vehemently supported Buhari in 2015 whilst there has been so much yearning and agitations for credible leader who would pass northern Nigeria ahead.
He added that they have been a number of the kids who orchestrated a protest in United States of America, after they suspected rigging via PDP within the 2015 elections, which seemingly showed Buhari had edged over Jonathan Goodluck, calling on worldwide communities to pay attention to the polls for you to ensure Buhari’s success.
He but said that after Buhari came to electricity, they later realized that he had failed to satisfy his campaign promises, specially within the location of preventing corruption, economic system and protection.
“In 2015, we absolutely supported Buhari because we believed he became the only person to move northern Nigeria ahead. This is because we see that North is lagging in the back of in phrases of development in Nigeria.
“Ironically, while Buhari came to electricity, we realised that he even favored southern a part of the Country to the North that gave him unheard of votes. Buhari has didn’t fulfil his marketing campaign promises, in particular inside the location of economic system, corruption fight and safety.
“Look at how killings are getting the order of the day. People of Zamfara have turned to refugees as a result of incessant killings. Likewise Katsina, Kaduna, Taraba, Benue States and other places,” he stated
Adam added that, “that is why we’ve now determined to try Atiku Abubakar due to the fact we believed in his integrity and compassion to the loads. We additionally believed in his capability to perform higher than Buhari,” he said
In his feedback, Chief Guest of the event, Alhaji Nastura Nasir Sharif, said Buhari is not the person of his phrases.
According to Sharif, Buhari claimed to have fought corruption, however it was later proved that the campaign is selective and he surrounded himself with corrupt politicians who actually have instances at Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
He added that at the existing vital situation that northern Nigeria had determined itself on the grounds that 1999, assisting Atiku Abubakar is the answer as he believed, might carry out better than Buhari.
On his part, Ahmad Abubakar, the Organising Secretary , said the group’s stance accompanied the endorsement of Atiku Abubakar by using some pan ethnic groups inclusive of Afenifere, Eze-ndigbo, amongst other corporations who had thrown their weight in the back of the previous vp.