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Gen. Buhari, others visit Fashola, seeks support for presidential bid (PHOTOS)


Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, former military president and chieftain of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) today visited Babatunde Fashola, the Governor of Lagos State to personally invite him to attend his formal declaration for president next Wednesday.
Buhari, who had thrice lost presidential contests intends to vie for the presidency next year on the platform of the APC.
According to Buhari, he decided to convey the invitation personally because Lagos is the biggest and most viable constituency of the APC adding that he would also do same to all the other governors in the Southwest.
While responding, Fashola thanked the retired General for the honour of delivering the invitation himself.
He said, “Let me say that we are pleased to receive you. We feel honoured by your presence and God will honour you and His grace will continuously be sufficient for you in the undertaking that you are about to
commit to.”

Also present at the occasion were Lagos State Commissioners for Agriculture and Cooperatives, Prince Gbolahan Lawal; Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ademorin Kuye; Rural Development, Cornelius Ojelabi and Special Adviser, Youth, Sports and Social development, Dr. Dolapo Badru.
On the team of Maj-General Buhari were former Speaker, House of Representatives, Aminu Bello Masari, former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Silva and former Minister of the Federal Capital territory, Nasir El-Rufai among others.


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