Ex-workers and pensioners of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited is to match out in their thousands this Friday to root for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
This is coming on the heels of the part payment of their entitlements by the Federal Government.
In a statement by their representatives, Mr. Luqman Animashaun and Mr. Sam Nzene, the Ex-workers and Pensioners said they would roll out the drums at a mega rally in Lagos slated for Friday, February 8, 2019 to declare their support for President Buhari in the presidential election, which is nine days away.
They said a similar rally would be held in Kano next week Tuesday.
According to the statement, President Buhari was the man who had wiped away their tears after 14 years of neglect, humiliation and frustration by previous administration, which led to the death of over 800 of their members.
They lashed out at past regimes; whose stock in trade they said was promises that were never kept, pointing out that President Buhari was a man who had kept to his words.
The statement explained that the rally was designed to show appreciation to Mr. President and his lieutenants including the Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Finance, Hajia Zainab Ahmed as well as their Permanent Secretaries and the administrative staff who took the bull by the horns.
They assured their members that the Buhari administration would in no distant time pay the balance of their entitlements.