PDP Presidential aspirant the leader of the talakawas Dr. Sule Lamido CON, has led his campaign team to met with former President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (Rtd).
The meeting was part of his consultative meeting with former leaders, critical stakeholders, NWC, party officials, elders of the country concerning his Presidential ambition in 2019. The meeting, which was held at the Minna Hilltop residence of the former President in Niger State.
In a statement issued on 12th August, 2018 by Lamido’s new media aide Mansur Ahmed, said: ” the meeting, with former President discussed extensity about the Presidential ambition of Sule Lamido. The meeting, which lasted over an hour, Lamido explained that his visit to ‘my leader’ was to paid a homage, to briefed him about our nationwide consultation, to seek for his prayer, blessing, advise and to learn more from his vast experienced
Mansur, said. Lamido and IBB discussed the imperative of working together to ensure that Nigeria remained a safe, stable and united country. Which deserved to be save from those amateurs (APC) “We generally talked about the general well-being of Nigeria. It is of interest to all of us that Nigeria remains a stable and united country where Muslims and Christians can live.”
In his remark, Former President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida said, to me Sule Nigeria will be great with you as its President because you are a student of late Malam Aminu Kano, who sees and perceive live as struggle for the emancipation of the common man
IBB added, Nigeria needs leadership because the current leadership lost focus, vision, courage to lead Nigeria to promise land, today In Nigeria a brother killing a brother, kidnapping, hunger everywhere, you need to stand up and unite yourself to rescue Nigeria come 2019.
Mansur, added that before, Lamido and members of his campaign met with Former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta about a week ago, who believed and testified that Lamido can do and he can do it well going by his track record and achievement in Jigawa state when he was a governor.
It will be recalled that Lamido made a similar visits to former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, and General Abdulsalami Abubakar, 17 April, 2018, about four month ago, as part of his nationwide consultations on his Presidential aspiration in 2019.
Yesterday in a channels television live programme titled “Road map 2019”, Lamido had insisted that PDP members will not be discouraged despite what he called persecution by the current administration.
“Government should be respected not feared. Government should be there for all of us, whether APC and PDP. 2019 will be a defining moment for Nigeria”, he had said
Lamido, had earlier visit PDP secretariat and discussed with party officials under the leadership of Barr. Tanko Beji.
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