2019: IBB Son Eyes APC Senate Ticket, Father's Camp Splits Over Letter To Buhari, Link With Obasanjo's Coalition - News Proof

News Proof

The Online INFORMANT

Breaking

Saturday, 10 February 2018

2019: IBB Son Eyes APC Senate Ticket, Father's Camp Splits Over Letter To Buhari, Link With Obasanjo's Coalition


IBB and Son Mohammed Babangida
Mohammed Babangida, a son of the former military president, Ibrahim Babangida is reportedly eyeing the Senate seat from Niger under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. This among others have stirred an anxiety in the camp of his father ex-President Ibrahim Babangida as the ex-military leader and political associates consider if he should join the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) or not, News Proof understands

According to The Nation Newspaper, There were indications that Babangida is under pressure to distance himself from the former President Olusegun Obasanjo movement and rather limit his contributions to his thoughts on the way forward for the nation.

( FREE ) secret Fruits that Increased My Manhood size and Lasting
Power in 7days.. CLICK HERE TO GET IT

Findings revealed that Babangida met with some of his associates during the week to discuss the likelihood of joining CNM or abstaining from the group.

Babangida’s controversial advice to incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari allegedly caused a sharp disagreement in his family and political camp, leading to prompt release of a second one attributed to his “friends.”

Further findings revealed that the disagreement in his camp accounted for the ex-military president’s refusal to disown the second statement.

Most of his associates reportedly kicked against joining forces with Obasanjo to form any coalition.

The differences in his camp informed a series of shuttles to Minna by some of his associates and consultations with a few others like a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, AVM Hamza Abdullahi on the phone.

Checks confirmed that Babangida also had “frank sessions” with former National Security Adviser, Gen. Aliyu Gusau, ex-Interim National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Sen. Ben Obi, and a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Brig. Halilu Akilu(rtd) during the week in Minna.

A highly placed source disclosed that: “There is anxiety in the camp of Babangida  on whether or not to join Obasanjo’s coalition.  Some of his associates and relations(including children) had been prevailing on him to limit his contributions on 2019 to his thoughts and recommendations on the two-party  system.

“In fact, the scion of the family, Mohammed Babangida,  some associates and friends were behind the temperate second statement on Sunday which actually the ex-military President did not know about.

“So, as I am talking to you, the ex-military leader and his associates had been weighing options on the way forward.

“Some of his longtime associates and children are opposed to any gang-up in the twilight of his life. They also cited the alleged harassment  of Mohammed during the administration of ex-Obasanjo over the investigation of the Chairman of Globacom, Mike Adenuga, on why Babangida should not dignify the CNM.”

When contacted, a close ally of Babangida added: “Gusau, Obi and Akilu risked the pains of traveling by road to discuss with Babangida on available options and what should be the group’s position.

“The issue is more complicated because another die-hard loyalist of Babangida, ex-Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola is the Interim Coordinator of CNM. I cannot tell you the outcome because they were locked upstairs for frank talks. I think they are really weighing options.”

Findings also revealed that the political future of Mohammed might have been responsible for the discordant tunes in Babangida’s camp.

Another highly-placed source said: “The political calculations in Niger State now is that Mohammed Babangida should seek election into the Senate in 2019 to prepare himself for a future governorship role.

“Since the military elite in Niger State dictate the political tempo, there were indications that with Governor Abubakar Sani Bello(who is a son of a respected retired military officer), a Senatorial slot will be easier for Mohammed on the ticket of the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

“The position of some of the associates of the ex-Military leader is that the Babangida dynasty should be preserved by propping up Mohammed Babangida for a political office.”

Responding to a question, the source added: “Actually in 2015, the governorship slot was zoned to Zone C in Niger State. Everyone was pressurizing Mohammed to come out to vie for the slot because his ancestral home(Wushishi) is in the same zone with Kontagora where Governor Bello hails from.

“But Babangida, who was in Germany in 2015, asked Mohammed not to vie for the slot because the time was unripe. We were all shocked but we conceded to the ex-Military President that he knew better.

“I think Babangida did not want to create division within the military elite in Niger State because of the respect they have for Col. Sani Bello(rtd), who is the father of the present governor, Abubakar Bello.

“Also, Governor Bello is married to the daughter of a former Military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar who is very close to Babangida. Asking Mohammed to contest in 2015 will amount to a brother fighting the husband of his “sister.”

1 comment:

  1. GREETINGS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC OF NIGERIA .....
    AUCTIONING!!! AUCTIONING!!! THE NIGERIA CUSTOM
    SERVICE CARS, AND BAGS OF RICE AT (7,5OO) FOR ANY
    PRODUCT OF RICE ARE NOW ON AUCTION SALES AND ALSO
    THE CUSTOM RECRUITMENT/REPLACEMENT FORM ON SALE
    CALL THE OFFICER IN CHARGE. CUSTOM AHLAJI ABUBAKARMUSA On
    (09034450168) FOR PURCHASE AND
    CLEARANCE____&THE AUCTIONING OF UNCLEARED
    IMPOUNDED VEHICLES IS NOW ON SALE FOR AUCTION -
    CALL OFFICER IN CHARGE, AHLAJI ABUBAKAR MUSA
    (09034450168) •Golf2&3 N250,000
    •Toyota Rav4 N600,000
    •Toyota 4Runner N630,000
    •Toyota Avalon N500,000
    •Toyota Avensis N350,000
    •ToyotaCamry N270,000 -N600,000
    •Toyota Corolla N300,000
    •Toyota HiacebusN600,000
    •Highlander N750,000
    •Toyota HiLux N700,000
    •Toyota Matrix N550,000
    •Toyota Prado N800,000
    •Toyota venza N850,000
    •SEINNA N600,000
    •Toyota picnic N350,000
    •Honda AccordN550,000
    •Honda Civic N450,000
    •Honda Evilspirit N600,000
    •HondaPilot N800,000
    •Infiniti FX35 N850,000
    •InfinitiFX45 N750,000
    •RangeRover sport N2.1M
    •Land Rover N850,000
    •Lexus RX430 N870,000
    •Lexus RX350 N700,000
    •BMW X5 N550, 000
    •BMW X6 N550,000.
    AND ALL KIND OF TRUCKS AVAILABLE ALSO ADDRESS NO.
    22 BADAGRY EXPRESS WAY SEME BORDER LAGOS STATE.

    ReplyDelete

MAIN MENU