Saraki solicits 90% vote for Buhari
– The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reportedly told people of Kwara to give President Muhammadu Buhari 90% votes
– In a trending video, the Senate president mistakenly urged the Kwara electorate to vote the president massively
– The video has been generating mixed reactions across the social media platforms
A video has surfaced where the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, urged the people of Kwara state to give 90 % of their votes to President Muhammadu Buhari.
NAN reports that the video was recorded in Ilorin on Thursday, February 14, the last day of electioneering campaign.
Saraki is the Director-general of the campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate Atiku Abubakar.
It was not impossible that Saraki’s statement at the rally was a slip of the tongue, as a voice now corrected him to say ‘Atiku’.
The Senate president is fighting to retain his senate seat against the All Progressives Congress challenger, Ibrahim Oloriegbe. Oloriegbe has vowed to retire Saraki from politics.
You can watch the video here.
Meanwhile, it was previously reported that Bukola Saraki had come under attack again from the Kwara Central senatorial district candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ibrahim Oloriegbe, who vowed to unseat the senator.
Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, Oloriegbe said Saraki should not be allowed to return to the upper legislative chamber due to his lack of Islamic value which the Kwara people were known for.