Former Peoples Democratic Celebration Nationwide chairman, Ali Sheriff, who’s now a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), stated on Monday that Borno State has fulfilled its promise to ship most of its votes to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Mr Sheriff, a former governor of the state, spoke to journalists on the venue of presidential election collation centre in Maiduguri. He stated he has little doubt Mr Buhari is coasting to victory.
The previous senator stated he has led a separate marketing campaign, other than the one by the state marketing campaign council of the APC, to make sure that the president will get a second time period.
Mr Sheriff stated the state has not solely delivered most votes for the president but additionally received all of the senatorial and Home of Representatives seats for the ruling APC.
“To date, the outcomes that now we have gotten from the sphere are encouraging; and we’re 100 per cent certain that every one our candidates, particularly our three senators and all of the Home of Representatives will quickly be declared winners.
“And if these are in favour of the APC, it means the president will get substantial votes from Borno State and we consider our end result will likely be greater than that of 2015.”
He stated he had no iota of doubts on President Buhari’s victory as he envisaged the identical beneficial outcomes from different components of the nation.
“We now have been speaking to our individuals in all scenario rooms throughout Nigeria and up to now so good we’re in good condition. As a matter of truth, now we have polled considerable leads to all of the 19 states of northern Nigeria besides in Taraba State.
“So there’s competition on this election, by the particular grace of God, Buhari is coasting again to Aso Rock the place he’ll proceed to do the great work he has been doing for Nigeria.”