By Lawrence Audu
Following the declaration of intent to seek re-election by President Muhammadu Buhari, Founder and Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has added his voice to the reactions trailing the statement.
President Buhari had on Monday announced his intention to go for second term at the National Executive Council meeting of the APC held in Abuja.
Reacting to the new development, Bakare, speaking to Daily Sun said he would support Buhari’s re-election bid if the president canvassed for his support.
Bakare said, Buhari has every constitutional right to seek re-election.
According to him, “I would support Buhari If he canvasses for my support.
“It was the President’s prerogative to seek re-election, nothing forbade the President constitutionally from seeking re-election.”
Bakare, speaking on whether he would cast his vote for the President during the election, said “It is a secret vote, for that it remains my secret.”
Bakare further warned Nigerian to be careful, even as the 2019 election drew near.
He urged Nigerians not to confuse ‘electrocacy’ with ‘democracy.’