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Babangida To Saraki: ‘I Will Do To You What Your Father Did To Me’

Saraki and Babangida

Former Nigerian Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida has weighed in support for Senate president, in the coming 2019 elections.

payed Babangida a visit at his abode in Minna, Nigeria State on Saturday as part of his nationwide campaign tour for the forthcoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) convention.

“It is my turn to do what your father did to me”, Babangida said to Saraki.

Babangida said he would treat the presidential aspirant as his own son and ensure that he succeed in his ambition

He pointed out that “I will rightly observe that you are my son, for coming to pay a courtesy visit.

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Ibrahim Babangida and Bukola Saraki

“I remember when I was still in office, I spoke with your father, Oloye who was always providing advises on a number of things attached to this country.

“He always made himself available to me, to give advises and encouragement which will move the country forward.

“Your visit today is historical, now it is your time and turn to come to me and I will do just that.”

While commending for his sense of maturity and strategic thinking, Babangida told the aspirant that his programme are so dear to him and he share his vision for the country.

“You mentioned three things that are very dear to us as military, and we fought to get them to preserve them.

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They are unity of the country, the security of lives and the economic development.

“The security of the people and their well being of the ordinary man are the right objectives for campaign and leadership for this country.”

Babangida also commended the Senate President for his resilient in the handling of the affairs of the upper chamber of the National Assembly, adding that “you have been able to hold the senate together for these years.

“I commend you, you have my support for these three reasons you have itemised and I hope the people will listen to you.”

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Earlier, Saraki had told the former Head of State that Nigeria is now at a crossroad following the high level of hunger, insecurity and killings across the country.

According to Saraki, “We need a country that can be united by a leader who shows concern on the unity of his people, and to provide a direction for this country.

“We are committed to protect our democracy and put the country in the right direction. The issue of security has been of great concern and poverty has also taken a toil out of our people.”

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