The National Action Council (NAC) and its presidential candidate, Hajia Rabia Hassan Cengiz, have backed the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Hassan Cengiz in a press briefing in Abuja on Saturday, February 9, said the endorsement of Buhari follows the monumental achievements recorded in the past three and a half years by the current administration, The Tribune reports.
She said Buhari’s commitment to ride the country out of corruption and the fight against insecurity, which bedevilling Nigeria, especially in the northern part of the country, prompted NAC to endorse him for the second term.
The party stated that it has fielded candidates of its own in all the elections with a strong and clear resolve to win all of them.
Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended its presidential mega rally, earlier scheduled for Saturday, February 9 in Abuja.
In a statement issued by the Director, Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Kola Ologbondiyan on Saturday, February 9, in Abuja, PDP said the decision followed the refusal to grant the party venue of the rally.
Ologbondiyan said that the party had earlier scheduled its Lagos Mega Rally for the Tafawa Balewa Square on Saturday, before the All Progressives Congress (APC) came up with the same date “forcing PDP campaign to opt for Abuja.