- Hon Yakubu Dogara and Babachir David Lawal are taking bold steps against the same faith ticket of the ruling APC
- This is as Former Speaker, House of Representatives and ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation met separately with the former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar
- This was contained in a press release issued by Turaki Hassan Adamu, media aide to the former Speaker and made available to newsmen on Wednesday
The immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara and immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, have continued their consultations with key national and political leaders on their rejection of the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the ruling All Progress Congress (APC).
The Nigerian Tribune reported that the duo, accompanied by a former Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, met separately with former military president General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida in his Hilltop residence in Minna, Niger State and former Head of State General Abdusalami Abubakar.
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In an interview with Daily Trust, Babachir said though they were in Minna to greet retired General Abdulsalami, who just returned to the country from a medical trip, they also used the opportunity to visit General Babangida.
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He also said the issue of the Muslim-Muslim ticket was discussed.
Babachir affirmed thus:
“But there is no way we will be there without the Muslim-Muslim ticket issue coming up. It came up and naturally we discussed it."
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Shettima said this on Monday, August 22, at the general conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), adding that they would hit the ground running if elected.
The former governor of Borno recalled that his administration in the state facilitated the construction of the best schools in Nigeria.
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The traditional worshippers said they have been praying for the actualisation of Tinubu's dream to govern Nigeria
The group made this known during the celebration of this year's Isese day celebration in Ajah, Lagos, over the weekend.