Category: News Hits: 1197The presidential ambition of former Military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Saturday got a boost as the Bauchi State Deputy Governor, Babayo Garba Gamawa who stood in for the state Governor, Isa Yuguda publicly expressed support for his aspiration come 2011. Receiving IBB at the Bauchi Government House Yesterday, the Deputy Governor said, “The name IBB in this country needs no introduction because you have done a lot for the good of the country. Every nook and cranny of the country has felt your positive impact as the only military president who worked with elected representatives of the people which has made you to know the value of democracy.”
Babayo-Gamawa added that in the eight year rule of IBB, the country witnessed a lot of positive development which he opined will be repeated if he is reelected as the next president come 2011 under the ruling PDP, pointing out that.“At this moment of insecurity when everything has deteriorated in the country, we need somebody who knows the in and out of the security of the country, and IBB does.”
He continued, “We need an experienced hand in the country and IBB is one, we need a man of integrity, a man who talks and does what he says, IBB is one, he said he was going to quit for there to be peace in the country when he was military president and he did when the time came for him to do so, we need such men as our leader in this country.”
According to him, in Nigeria of today there is no security and things have gone bad and the country needs somebody to come and fix it so that things would be good again, and that person is IBB, therefore Nigerians must ensure that he is there for them, stressed Gamawa.
Earlier in his address, the PDP 2011 Presidential aspirant General Ibrahim Babangida declared that he was one of the people with other eminent Nigerians who saved former President Olusegun Obasanjo from being impeached by the then Ghali Umar Na’Abba led House of Representatives ,which wanted to impeach him for some impeachable offences he committed as the president saying, “history would have been made had he been impeached but we intervened and he was saved from that embarrassment.”