The People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) on Friday backed President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in office.
The leadership of the group led by its National Chairman, Senator Abubakar Maadi, met with President Buhari on Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar facilitated the meeting, which started around 11.02am when the President arrived the Council Chamber.
Maadi, disclosed that the leadership of the party across the country endorsed President Buhari for second term on the 4th of January, 2019.
Recalling that the party was formed by late Shehu Musa Yar’ Adua in 1987, he said that the PDM decided to endorse the President because of his giant strides in the development of the country, especially in the fight against corruption, successes against Boko Haram and improved power supply, among other achievements.
At the meeting, the former National Chairman of PDM, Faruk Abdullaziz presented to Buhari, the signature of all the 36 states executives of the party endorsing the President for second term.
Bauchi Governor, while making brief remarks explained that he was not a member of PDM.
“I am a friend to the National Chairman of PDM and I facilitated this meeting.” he said
According to him, the PDM has sat and resolved to support President Buhari for second term.
He said that the delegation comprises of national, state, zonal, coordinators of the PDM.
The President commended the members of the group for remaining committed to the organization over the years.
According to him, the bottom line of everything is patriotism.
Government officials in attendance included the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed.
Others include National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Danbazzau, Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu.