Kaduna Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai yesterday disclosed that, he wouldn’t have been a Governor today, if not that President Buhari encouraged him to contest. for the post. He made the statement at the closing ceremony of the 2-day Economic Summit for investors interested in doing business in the State. Hear him;
“I want to pay tribute to President Muhammadu Buhari who ensured that I became the governor of Kaduna State. It was President Muhammadu Buhari that forced me to contest for the governorship race of Kaduna State in revenge for persuading him to run the presidential race.
“If he had not asked me to run for the governorship, I wouldn’t have stood before you today as the governor of Kaduna State.
“It is the Buhari phenomenon that had swept away the PDP. Buhari is a man of integrity, a Nigerian leader whose name has not been found in the Panama documents.