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Buhari fires back at Saraki

29 June 2015, 14:22

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has denied claims by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki that he dropped his presidential ambition because of him, reports National Mirror.

Buhari noted that Saraki never contested the presidential ticket of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the party's presidential  primaries in January.

Also read: Saraki emerges new Senate President

Buhari was reacting to claims by Saraki that he stepped down from the presidential race to support the emergence of Buhari as the APC candidate for the March 28 presidential election.

Buhari, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said there was no truth in Saraki’s claim.

He noted that Saraki was not among those who contested for APC Presidential ticket and so could not have stepped down for him.

Read more at National Mirror.

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