Why I supported Buhari in 2019 – Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has admitted supporting President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2019 general election, even as a member of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Umahi said this at the foundation laying ceremony of a housing project in his hometown – Uburu – on Monday.

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The governor said that his former party should not waste time in accusing him of giving the president 25 per cent of votes during the election.

“I preached it in the entire southeast zone of the country, that the person who supports us is whom we will support.

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“I joined the APC for the president’s love for Ebonyi even if for no other reason.

“My eyes are on the ball–on what will get to my people,” he said.