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2019: ACF declines support for only Buhari

Tells pro-Buhari group we aren’t partisan

By Ben Agande

Kaduna—In what appears a major shift in position, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, yesterday told  a pro-Buhari group from Kano, under the aegis of Muhammadu Buhari Legacy Implementation Initiatives, that it was not a partisan group and could not, therefore, support only President Muhammadu Buhari as a candidate for 2019 election.

According to ACF, other northern candidates that put themselves forward will also be supported.

Vice Chairman of ACF, Senator Abubakar Girei, who responded to the demand by the pro-Buhari group that only President Buhari should be supported for election in 2019, said the forum would not shut its doors against other candidates from the region if they indicated interest.

Girei told the group: “I don’t agree with you that by next election North does not need any other person, I suggest that…

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