- A nephew to President Muhammadu Buhari, Fatuhu Muhammadu, who just resigned his membership from APC, has said he left because his rival abused his father
- The lawmaker said he received an audio recording where his rival called his father by name and abused him and that he would not trade the dignity of his parents because of politics
- Fatuhu currently represents the Daura/Mai’Adua/Sandamu federal constituency of Kaduna in the house of representatives
Daura, Katsina - President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Fatuhu Muhammadu, has said he resigned his membership from the All Progressives Congress (APC) because his opponent abused his father.
Daily Trust reported that the lawmaker made the revelation on Sunday, August 7, shortly after the news of his resignation was published.
Fatuhu is the lawmaker who represents the Daura/Mai’Adua/Sandamu federal constituency of Katsina state in the national assembly.
Buhari's nephew lost to rival with wide margin during primary
During the party’s primary, Fatuhu could not secure his re-election ticket as he polled 30 votes while his rival, Aminu Jamo, garnered 117 votes.
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Both camps have been in crisis since the primary was conducted.
Fatuhu claimed he received an audio message where Jamo called his father, Mamman Dan Baffallo, by name and abused him.
I cannot trade my parents' dignity for politics - Buhari's nephew
He stated that Baffallo and President Buhari are the same father and mother.
“Out of the 26 children born by their father, they are the only males that are from the same father and mother. So, abusing my father is abusing the president.”
He added that since the issue has gone beyond politics, he would not tolerate denigrating the dignity of his parents.
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Legit.ng earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari's nephew, Fatuhu Muhammadu, has joined the chain of lawmakers who dumped the APC for not getting a re-election ticket from the platform
Fatuhu is a lawmaker in the house of representatives, representing Daura/Mai’Adua/Sandamu federal constituency in Katsina state
In the APC primary at the constituency, Fatuhu lost with 30 votes to his rival, Aminu Jamo, who polled 117 votes