The Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Jonah Jang, has declared his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari come 2019. The former governor said if Nigerians desire”effective, positive change and a better country,” they should give him the chance to spare-head the affairs of the country.
Jang, a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, said the advice given by two former heads of state, Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida, to the president on 2019 was apt as, according to him; APC had not performed well since assuming power in 2015.
He spoke during an interaction with journalists at his residence in Du, Jos South Local Government Area of the state, on Sunday evening.
Jang said he would take over from Buhari after he gets a go ahead from God.
“I’m in politics to serve my people. If Nigerians really feel I can be President, why not? But I will have to confide in my creator (God) first.
“Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and General Ibrahim Babangida just expressed their feelings among many Nigerians. Probably, they voted for him (Buhari) in 2015, and they are just telling him (Buhari) that we won’t give you (Buhari) our votes again.
“But for God sake, they (Obasanjo/Babangida) have done nothing wrong. They have the right to express how they feel about his (Buhari) governance. Most Nigerians did same during Goodluck Jonathan’s administration even when he was trying his best. Why will Buhari’s own become an exception?”READ MORE