Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, has again reiterated that he had nothing personal against nor wishing any harm done to the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate,Major General Mohammadu Buhari (rtd) and that Obasanjo insisted that Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua must be the president in 2006 because he preferred him.
In a statement in Ado Ekiti ,the governor said his motive was to expose the hypocrisy of some of the leadership of APC,whom according to him are placing personal interests far above national interest.
“I remember then as the ad hoc chairman of the PDP committee to shop for the presidential candidate to replace former President Olusegun Obasanjo, a crop of suitable, brilliant, healthy and competent northern politicians? in the PDP were shortlisted by me for Obasanjo to pick from, but he overruled the list and asked me to contact the late Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua because he preferred him…”
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