Some top celebrities in the country have declared their support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The declaration was made on Wednesday during an event organised by the Buhari Support Organisation with the theme, “Together Nigeria.”
The event was designed to seek support for the president ahead of the 2019 election.
The celebrities are former Nigerian football stars, Daniel Amokachi, Peter Rufai and Garba Lawal.
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Others are top musician, Iyanya, Korede Bello, DJ Jimi Jat; top artistes, Joke Silva, Jide Kosoko among others.
Expressing reasons for their support for the president, the celebrities said Buhari had achieved a lot in the last three years.
Amokachi said the Buhari administration had achieved a lot in the fight against corruption.
According to him, the fight had improved the image of the country in the international community.
Jide Kosoko, on his part, applauded the president for doing a lot in the area of social development.
The celebrities were presented with awards at the occasion by the wife of the president, Mrs. Aisha Buhari.
In a related development, President Buhari has promised to reward his supporters for their hardwork and loyalty.
“Some individuals and organisations might be feeling disappointed because we have not been able to please everyone.
“I would like to assure you that this time, handwork and loyalty will be rewarded adequately,’’ he said.
He said the support he had continued to enjoy had given him more hope.
While thanking all his supporters, Buhari described the activities of the celebrities as impressive.
“I would like to thank our celebrities for projecting the image of Nigeria globally and your contributions to our entertainment industry,’’ he said.