Ahmed Kurfi, a high member of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC), the get together on whose platform President Muhammadu Buhari contested the 2011 presidential election, has made explosive revelations.
Kurfi advised Solar Newspaper that it was Col. Sambo Dasuki, a former Nationwide Safety Adviser (NSA), who launched Buhari to the then ACN chief, Bola Tinubu, previous to the ballot.
The Motion Congress of Nigeria (ACN), All Nigerian Peoples Celebration (ANPP) and Congress for Progressives Change (CPC), have been the events that shaped the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP), appointed Dasuki as NSA on June 22, 2012.
Kurfi revealed that he; Dasuki: Adamu Adamu, incumbent Minister of Schooling; Kabir Yusuf, Every day Belief writer; and Wada Maida, ex-Chief Government of Information Company of Nigeria (NAN), visited Tinubu in Lagos earlier than the 2011 normal elections.
Kurfi disclosed that he was central to the negotiation of CPC and ACN which later turned APC.
“I used to be the one who led the workforce that went to barter with Bola Tinubu,” the previous CPC stalwart stated.
He acknowledged that APC was a coalition of assorted pursuits that got here collectively to type a political get together for the aim of energy.
The politician stated trying deeply, Nigerians would discover that the APC “is just not a political get together as a result of all types of assorted political pursuits have are available”.
Kurfi acknowledged that there exists a long-standing ‘grudge’ between Buhari and Dasuki and that it was purely over ‘army matter’.
He declared that Dasuki launched them to Tinubu “as a result of they have been in exile collectively when Abacha was after them. Additionally, Sambo helped Tinubu’s mom when he was Navy Assistant to Babangida”.
Kurfi, ex-CPC Director of Analysis and Technique, added that “Babangida additionally assisted Buhari with cash for his elections.”
He defined that this was throughout the marketing campaign for Buhari within the ANPP and that Dasuki initiated the assembly.
Kurfi stated the he “was the one who made the preparations and once we fly to Lagos. Sambo will make the mandatory preparations. However you understand the army; it’s identical to what Adamu Ciroma stated in one among his many interviews”.
“He (Ciroma) stated they are saying Buhari is unforgiving and stated why ought to he not forgive? He overthrew a democratically elected authorities and put Shagari in detention; so if you’re eliminated by the identical individuals you used to overthrow Shagari why do you have to complain?”
Kurfi recalled that Dasuki was with them throughout campaigns across the nation.
He described Dasuki as somebody with “a variety of networks. If you would like a detribalized Nigerian that’s Sambo. You will notice him so comfy with each Nigerian no matter your tribe, faith or no matter.”