"When Yar ‘Adua Fought Me, He Ended Up In The Grave, Goodluck Fought Me And Ended Up In Otueke” – Gov Nasir El-Rufai
Taking a swipe at former President, Goodluck Jonathan and Yar ‘Adua, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai during a peace meeting, said that when Yar ‘Adua fought him he ended up in the grave. The Governor who also talked about his fight with Goodluck Jonathan, said he ended up in his village, Otueke.
Nasir El-Rufai who warned his political opponents not to fight him, said; “I had fought with two presidents,” Mr El-Rufai said at the Kaduna APC stakeholders meeting held at Murtala Mohammed Square, Kaduna, “Umaru Yar’Adua ended in his grave, while President Goodluck Jonathan ended in Otueke.” “Let us forget our differences and work for the development of the party. If you are not willing to stop the fight, you should know that I am a dogged fighter,” he said. The governor who later knelt before the Kaduna State APC Stakeholders who are all enmeshed in the party’s crisis, with two party senators, Shehu Sani and Sulaiman Hunkuyi and a number of members of the House of Representatives forming a formidable faction against the governor,apologized to the ward, local government and state excos, members of state and National Assembly and other stakeholders of the party for all his wrongdoings.
“I implore you to tell me the wrong I did to you and I will apologize. But if it goes beyond today, I will never tender apology,” he added.