Imo State Governor and Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has disclosed that 24 governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are strongly backing President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid.
Okorocha said this at a meeting with President Buhari at the Aso Villa last night.
He said: “We came to welcome him back and to commend him for his boldness and courage to declare his intention to run for second term as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, which we the 24 governors of the APC duly support.
”And we have come to encourage him that he must go ahead with his vision,” he added.
According to him, the meeting also addressed the coming convention and congresses to make it hitch-free.
”We also agreed that we will not allow the issue of many contestants to destroy our party.” he said.
Asked if Oshiomhole’s endorsement came up, Okorocha said the public would be “duly briefed in due course”.