By Aderele Ijelu
IBILE.TV NEWS – The Minister for Power, Works, and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), says the South West has more to gain by re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.
Fashola, who was in Lagos on Tuesday for the inauguration of 5000-foot soldiers for the campaign of Buhari and Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said that the South West already had high stakes/appointments in the current administration.
He said that the promise of the Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF) slot by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not enough for the South West to lose the positions it is currently occupying.
“As a South West indigene, I will vote for the Buhari/Osinbajo ticket Westerner, because my people stand to gain more from it,” Fashola said.
He said that the re-election of Buhari would guarantee that power would come to the South West in 2023.
“The South West is presently occupying the position of the vice president. We have three sitting ministers and many different federal appointments from the present administration which we cannot afford to lose.,” he said.