Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari over his decision not to use any money from government treasury for the 2019 campaign
We report that President Buhari on Wednesday pledged that he would not authorize of any money from the government treasury for his re-election campaign.
The president made the declaration in a statement by Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity at the close of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in Abuja.
President Buhari directed cabinet ministers to take advantage of technology to reach out to voters on the need to return the All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration in next month’s general elections.
Sani applauded Buhari for his refusal to campaign with public treasury.
He, however, warned governors donating vehicles and other items for Buhari’s campaign to be cautious.
The Kaduna lawmaker on his Twitter page wrote: “Buhari deserves commendation for being the first leader to openly oppose the use of money from the public treasury for his campaigns.
“Governors and other ‘eye serving’heads of MDAs ‘donating’ hundreds of vehicles: Be mindful of your wrists when pleasing a lion with a chunk of meat.”