Former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Bamanga Tukur on Thursday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari is on track as far as his agenda is concerned.
Tukur, who spoke with newsmen ahead of his 80th birthday ceremony, however decried ethnicity and religion in the polity noting that it has hampered the growth of the country.When asked about the anti-corruption war and the appointments so far, Tukur said: “As far as I am concerned, he is going according to his agenda. So you can judge as well as I can judge.”
Making his assessment of Buhari’s administration in the last 100 days, Tukur said: “It is not for me to assess. 100 days have become a kind of syndrome. What has been said by Buhari is that he wants to confront corruption, he wants to confront insecurity and he wants to confront unemployment. By these he has set the agenda and it is going on.’’
Tukur stated that If he been allowed to remain as chairman of the PDP till the 2015 election, the party would have won the election.
He said, “Well, when I was there, I won elections and in the same vein, if were there also I expect to win the election. I want election and people say they want selection. If the majority or the strong people in the PDP did not believe in it then the chioce or the next thing for me to do was to leave.’’