Abuja - Senate President, Bukola Saraki has replied to President Muhammadu Buhari’s outburst that he did not step down for the President in the 2015 presidential election, reports Punch.
Saraki said he never claimed that he stepped down for President Buhari, as being interpreted by the Presidency.
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Saraki in statement through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, noted that what he said during an interactive session with journalists in Abuja on Saturday was that he dropped his presidential ambition, once President Buhari announced his intention to contest the 2015 presidential election.
He insisted that he dropped his ambition so as to be part of the solution to the nation’s social and economic problems which Buhari had prepared himself very well to tackle.
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- News 24