By Obinna Ogbonnaya, Abakaliki
Over 500 members of a pro-Buhari organization know as Buhari/Osinbajo Initiative for Demonstrating Change, Sunday, marched the major streets of Abakaiki and its environs in celebration of President Mohammadu Buhari 75th birthday.
The group led by Comrade Chinedu Ogah, also paid a visit to the motherless babies home Nsugbe streets Abakaliki and donated gift items worth hundreds of thousands of naira to the home.
Speaking shortly after the road walk, Comrade Ogah assured the people of Ebonyi state of the president’s support in the development of the state’s agriculture sector adding that some funds had been released by the president to the state government to boost its agriculture drive.
Comrade Ogah who stated that the President would receive massive support from both People’s Democratic Party governors and thier All Progressive Congress counterparts come 2019 insisted that the President would get more votes in 2019 compared to what he received in 2015 in the South East zone of the country.
Comrade Ogah who stated that the march was to celebrate the President’s birthday and also use the celebration mood to reach out to the less privileged ones in the society adding that with the transformation on ground since his assumption of office, the south east is better placed to receive rapid transformation under PMB.
According to him; ” if a PDP governor pleaded with the president to run in 2019, is it those of the president’s party will now pose a threat to his reelection? The president has achieved lifelong legacies capable of catapulting him to the Aso rock without hitches”
The coordinator of the organization in the southeast, Hon. Jacob Chukwu, assured Mr president of a bulk vote from the state come 2019 pointing out that come next year, the organization would commence house to house campaign and mobilization for the President re-election.
Highlight of the road walk were prayers for president Buhari, disbursement of gift items to motherless babies and panegyric expressions to the president for making it to 75 years of age.