Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida has allegedly declared his support for two presidential candidates ahead of the coming general election which will present an opportunity for Nigerians to elect a new political leader.
Naija News reported that Babangida while speaking while receiving a delegation of the Abubakar Bukola Saraki National Campaign Advocacy Council at his Minna Hilltop residence in Niger State, disclosed his support for the former Senate President.
Babangida explained that his very happy because the group has identified a man who can lead Nigeria. He further made it known that the former Kwara State Governor is not a strange politician to him.
He said, ” Am glad to have found people who have defined who a true Nigerian leader should be. This definition was lacking. Am happy you have identified someone who can do the job. The narrative has to change. I know your client very well. I am part of him. His father was very close to me. ”
Recall that the former head of state earlier endorsed the Vice President when Osinbajo Grassroot Organization visited him at his residence in Niger State.
He said, ” I know the Vice President very well. He is a good man. A man who has conviction about Nigeria; a man who can communicate with the country and inspire people. Such a man is a worthy person to work with. We need a good man to lead Nigeria.