With Umahi, I foresee brighter future for democracy ― Buhari

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With Umahi, I foresee brighter future for democracy ― Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov David Umahi

Says he’s proud of Ebonyi gov’s bold decision to join APC

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said he foresaw a brighter future for the nation’s democracy with the defection of the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

The President said that he was proud of Governor Umahi’s bold decision to dump his former party, the PDP in accordance with his conscience and principles rather than any external influence or coercion.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, in Abuja.

President Buhari said though people might call the governor names, it was the price men of principles have to pay for acting according to their conscience and convictions.

Shehu, in the statement, said, “President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the defection of…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper