Yesterday, a group of Buhari political support base, National Committee of Buhari Support groups NCBSG led by its chairman, Board of Trustees, Senator Abu ibrahim paid a visit to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha at his office in Abuja.
The group through its chairman told the SGF that part of its objectives is to provide support for government, particularly in the area of communication of its policies to the general public and take feedback from the general public to government for a good and smooth running of government before presenting to the SGF, its strategic plans of action and structures.
The group also presented to the SGF a strategic communications idea that can help government to perform better in its quest to carry along the stake holders and communicate its strategic actions more specifically to the people.
In his respoonse, the SGF, commended the group saying, the strategic communication ideas that he finds missing at the moment is what the NCBSG has brought to the table.
He said, “it is very sad that those who should bury their heads in shame for destroying Nigeria are now the ones attempting to point accusing g fingers, we need to upturn the narratives and situate as it is appropriate, the time is now”.
He further stressed on the importance of the relevant position the NCBSG seems occupying in the political equation of the ruling party and of government of President Buhari upon which basis he described as the bedrock for collaboration with the office of the SGF.
Speaking further on the mission of the group, Senator Abu Ibrahim, who stated that in the beginning, the approval of President Buhari was sought to galvanise the support groups together so that they don’t continue to feel abandoned, the president gave a tacit approval to get the task done and from that point the team proceeded to gather the APC registered support groups who worked tirelessly for the success 2015 general elections.
In the last 2 years, Abu Ibrahim stated that “the NCBSG has been rallying the support groups and now we have about 207 members in our members list spread all over the country. Further to that, wehave launched the group in all the zones of the federation and we are preparing to launch the south south and South East”.
Present at the meeting were the SGF himself Boss Mustapha, Senator Abu Ibrahim, Mustapha Habeeb, Otunba Biodun Ajiboye, Prof. MT USMAN, Zakari Aliu Jiya, Ibrahim Napeetel Hassan, Gideon zamani, SSA to president on political matters, Umar Waziri Kumo and other members of the NCBSG.