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How Tinubu-saraki War Started- Tribune

The open up feud between the camps of a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu along with the Senate president, Bukola Saraki reportedly got its root in the well-orchestrated opposition to the coming up of a muslim running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari, Saturday Tribune’s checkups have revealed.
In the build-up to the National Assembly leadership contest, Tinubu had stoutly stood against Saraki’s ambition to lead the National Assembly as the Senate president, while showing preference, first, for former Minority Leader, Senator George Akume and later Senator Ahmed Lawan.It was, however, gathered that Tinubu’s disavowal of Saraki was predicated on the role the Senate president reportedly played in stopping him (Tinubu) from emerging as Buhari’s running mate in the course of searching for the vice-presidential candidate for the party.
The slot was said to have been exclusively reserved for Tinubu who also openly admitted wanting it, but had to let go when the whole nation railed against the proposed Muslim-Muslim ticket with Buhari, despite the General’s stated positive disposition to the planned controversial pairing.
Tinubu eventually brought in now Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as his replacement on the ticket but unknown to many, Saraki reportedly played a crucial role in stopping Tinubu from actualizing his vice-presidential dream.
Saraki, it was learnt, led a high-powered delegation of the party’s front-row leaders to Tinubu, asking him to perish the thought of flying a Muslim-Muslim ticket with Buhari.
The Saraki delegation and senior Nigerians across tribes which the delegates appeared representing, reportedly communicated decisively to Tinubu that his project with Buhari would not fly.
Readmore: Tribune

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  1. Is it only Tinubu that will dominate the whole aspirant in the house? Ha ooga fun Baba yen O, SARAKI FOR PRESIDENT COME 8yrs to this time

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