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Babangida: Ex-Military president denies advice to Buhari not to re-contest

Babangida denied asking Nigerians not to vote for President Buhari in 2019 saying the statement is totally untrue in its entirety. Retired General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has denied a statement of advice to President Muhammadu Buhari not to re-contest in the 2019 presidential election.Babangida denied asking Nigerians not to vote for President Buhari in 2019 saying the statement is not only untrue, it is in its entirety, but an inaccurate representation of his view of the state of Nigeria.The brief denial reads: “My attention has been drawn to a report making rounds especially online in which I was quoted as advising Nigerians not to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the coming 2019 election.Not only is the said statement untrue, it is in its entirety, an inaccurate representation  of my view of the state of our dear Nation.”ALSO READ: Babangida says Buhari should not re-contest in 2019I know how to reach Buhari if need be – BabangidaContinuing, Babangida said if he needs to communicate with President Buhari he knows the right channel to go through as a former President.”As a former President and an elder statesman, I have existing communication channels through which I reach out to President Muhammadu Buhari on topical issues of national importance, should there be the need so to do.ALSO READ: Read full text of Babangida’s advice to BuhariThe media, both online or mainstream and indeed the unsuspecting public are advised to disregard such false reports,” he said.A statement alleged to have been the position of the ex-Military President as released by his spokesman, Kassim Afegbua.

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