The former Head of the State, who is popularly called “GMB” said that he had so far got N54 million from Nigerians to prosecute his campaign for the February election.
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The party In a statement by its spokesperson, Osita Okechukwu, expressed appreciation to the Ndigbo for topping the list of sponsors to the Buhari Support Organization Campaign Fund.
“We are happy to announce that when the managers of the First Bank of Nigeria warehoused fund unveiled N54 million so far realized, Ndigbo topped the list of the highest donors; a unique account that has GMB as the only signatory,” Osita Okechukwu said.
“By topping the donor list, Ndigbo has graciously demonstrated that the celestial bond between GMB and the Nigerian Masses and the Middle Class is Pan-Nigeria and not sectional as insinuated,” he added.
Okechukwu stated that the Buhari Campaign Support Fund has General Buhari as the sole signatory for purposes of transparency, and is aimed at helping the aspirant, who denied to enrich himself while in office, to prosecute his presidential campaign.
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“The South East APC salutes our people who embrace the Buhari-Bandwagon-Vehicle for Salvation; for it is our candid opinion that it is less than wise for the hard working and enterprising Ndigbo to election after election put all our eggs in one basket,” Okechukwu said.
General Buhari is contesting for the presidential seat for the fourth time. He will face President Goodluck Jonathan, who was endorsed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in 2015 presidential elections for the second time in a row.