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Aliyu denies endorsing Buhari

2015-02-04 16:18
Presidential candidate of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress, Mohammadu Buhari, meets with US Secretary of State at the US Consulate in Lagos January 25, 2015. US Secretary of State John Kerry said today that peaceful and timely el ~ AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE
Minna - Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu of Niger State on Tuesday denied endorsing the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  Muhammad Buhari in the February presidential election, reports NewsDay.

He accused Buhari of truncating his political ambition in 1983 when he overthrew the democratically elected government of President Shehu Shagari.

Apparently referring to some reports which listed Aliyu as one of the governors who was sympathetic to the candidature of Buhari, Aliyu noted that he believed in loyalty and would not leave his political party and support someone from another political party.

Also read: Five PDP governors accused of supporting Buhari

The governor said though the APC presidential candidate may be honest, his honesty may not translate to good public policies.

Read more at NewsDay.

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