EXPOSED ! Bukola Saraki Reveals Why He Stepped Down For Buhari .

The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, has dismissed reports that he is nursing the ambition to run for presidency come 2019, he said he dumped his presidential bid in the 2015 election for President Muhammadu Buhari.



Saraki reveals this when he spoke to selected journalists in an exclusive interview in Abuja on Saturday. He also said he has plans to dump the All Progressives Congress due to the ongoing crisis in the party over his leadership in the Senate.

In his words, Saraki said, “I was the first person that stepped down my political ambition, once General Buhari announced that he was going to contest the presidential election. And since then, prior to the period of election, I worked tirelessly to support his emergence.

“Even some of my friends who are not supporting me now are doing so because I did not support them in their presidential ambition and that I supported President Buhari. That is why I find it funny that the same people are now claiming to love Buhari more than me. It is a very funny world. These are people that I was begging to leave the stage for Buhari to run since all of us are young. They are now the one going round to say that Saraki did not like Buhari but time will tell.”

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Saraki further said, “I decided to step down my ambition because Nigeria’s political outlook for 2015 is very complicated and this is the time for every patriotic politician to situate his personal ambition in the context of the country’s overall interest. I don’t think our party can afford too much internal rancour going into next year’s election. I, therefore, think some of us need to make the sacrifice and be part of the solution rather than part of the problem of the party.”


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