• Why I chose Bakare as running mate in 2011 – Buhari shares reasons

    Why I chose Bakare as running mate in 2011 – Buhari shares reasons

    President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he chose Tunde Bakare, founder of Latter Rain Assembly, as his running mate in 2011, to prove wrong those who saw him as a religious bigot.

    Speaking on Tuesday at the Kastina State Economic and Investment Summit, the president said he made the move to make his critics “shut up”.

    “One of the four attempts to get here was with Tunde Bakare, when people said I’m a religious bigot, I decided to take a pastor so […]