Retired Generals Back Buhari For President
President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid received another boost on Monday when the retired army generals, numbering about 71, visited the Presidential Villa to endorse Buhari for his second term bid.
Former Lagos State Military Administrator, Brigadier General Buba Marwa, who led other generals to the villa, affirmed his support for the president in the forthcoming presidential election.
“We retired top officers thought it right to visit the president to say that you have represented your constituency very well.
“You have delivered on your three points agenda; security, fighting corruption and economy.
“You have kept your promise as an officer and a gentleman,” Marwa stated.
The former Borno military governor, in his address, hinted further that the generals would give support to the president and ensure he emerges victorious in the presidential election.
The president thanked the generals for the visit and their support towards the realization of his second term dream.
“God has made this country great. We have human and material resources, and may God continue to give us the right leaders.
“My objective is very clear, and I will continue to do my best,” Buhari added.
The former general delegates included, one Vice Admiral, two Lt-Generals, 15 Major Generals, two Rear Admirals, eight Air Vice-Marshals, 12 Brigadier-Generals, three Commodores, nine Air Commodores and 17 military adminitrators