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Friday, 1 February 2019
Buhari vs Atiku: Oil marketers reveal their preferred presidential candidate
Members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Friday threw their weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid.
They made their choice known on Friday when their National Executive Committee met with President Buhari at the State House, Aso Villa Abuja.
Speaking on behalf of the group, the National President, Chinedu Okoronkwo, noted that the country was faced with frequent problem of petroleum products supply before Buhari’s administration
He, however, said that there was free flow of petroleum products under the Buhari government.
He also said that the industry was enmeshed in deep corruption before Buhari’s administration, which is now a thing of the past.
“We are solidly behind your reelection bid. In our meetings, we have adopted you as our candidate. Your success in the election will be a success for Nigeria,” he added.
He also assured that there will be no fuel scarcity in the country throughout the period of the general elections.
Stressing that the association is ready to continue to work with the Buhari administration to surmount remaining problems in the industry, he disclosed that the association is planning to set up refineries in the country.
President Buhari thanked the group for adopting him as their candidate for the election.