- Dr. Bukola Saraki on Thursday, February 24, met with some prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state
- The former Senate president's visit to the northern state was aimed at consulting with party chieftains over his 2023 presidential ambition
- Saraki consulted with PDP bigwigs such as former Vice President Namadi Sambo, former governor of Kaduna state, Senator Ahmed Makarfi
Kaduna - Former Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has furthered his consultation train to Kaduna state ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Saraki on Thursday, February 24, met with some prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to seek their support for his presidential ambition, Leadership reports.
The former Kwara state governor was represented on the consultation tour by Professor Iyorwuese Hagher, the chairman, contact and mobilisation committee of Abubakar Bukola Saraki for 2023 presidency.
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Hagher and other members of the committee met with former Vice President Namadi Sambo and former governor of Kaduna state, Senator Mohammed Ahmed Makarfi.
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Other stakeholders of the PDP at the meeting were former governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero and executive members of the Kaduna state chapter of PDP.
Nigeria needs Saraki
In another report by The Punch, Professor Hagher, a Second Republic senator noted that if Saraki is voted into power, he would ensure a heathy nation, adding that Nigerians are sick and tired of APC.
Hagher, addressing PDP members at the State Secretariat of the party, lamented Nigeria as a country was sick and needed a person such as Saraki, a medical doctor, to heal her if voted as the president next year.
According to him, the presidency under Saraki would be a double blessing for the country for the fact that he is energetic and ready to listen to the yearnings of the citizens.
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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida backed the presidential ambition of Saraki.
General Babangida expressed his support for Saraki when a delegation of the Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) National Campaign Advocacy Council visited him at his Minna Hilltop residence on Wednesday, February 2.
IBB was cited as saying Saraki knows Nigeria well and should lead the country for maximum results.