Previous President Goodluck Jonathan has acknowledged Shehu Shagari child’s conciliatory sentiment for supporting Buhari in 2015 political race.
Aminu Shagari, a three-term House of Representatives part had reviewed how he assisted with guaranteeing that President Muhammadu Buhari developed triumphant in the 2015 Presidential political race despite the fact that he partook in an upset that brought down his dad’s (Shagari) government in 1983.
In the meeting with Punch, the previous President’s child blamed the President for not satisfying his guarantee of deifying his dad. He likewise related how he helped separate the People’s Democratic Party to cut down Jonathan’s administration.
Reviewing a portion of the things that supposedly happened after his dad’s passing, Aminu said in the meeting;
“We gave him the sympathy register. He just marked and put the date. Actually, I was extremely frustrated with that. I anticipated that in any event, as Muslim, he would compose, ‘May Allah excuse him and may Allah pardon us when our opportunity arrives.’ That makes me very disillusioned in him.
“I was never reached and the Presidency has not reached our family, as far as I could possibly know. Nothing has changed; the main thing I recollect is that, at a mission rally in Bauchi, after his visit to our dad’s home in Sokoto, petitions were offered for my father. This most likely was a bit of hindsight following the kickback that followed his (Buhari) simple marking of the sympathy register, with no composed or verbal sympathy message.
“This is someone we truly upheld, lobbied for and prepared individuals for his political decision since we dutifully clung to our dad’s direct to excuse and let former be past. A similar Muhammadu Buhari, in the sympathy letter he gave the state lead representative (Aminu Waziri Tambuwal), vowed to deify our father. Near two years after his passing, he presently can’t seem to satisfy his guarantee. While he as of late named certain milestones after certain Nigerians who are as yet alive, including previous President Goodluck Jonathan.
“Let me utilize this chance to delicate a public expression of remorse to previous President Jonathan and look for absolution since I assisted with partitioning the Peoples Democratic Party and cut down his legislature, in any case, I have discovered that our opinion of his stewardship was not altogether evident. I anticipate that President Buhari should likewise request pardoning having discovered that the vast majority of the things he blamed my father’s and President Jonathan’s organizations of are false.”
Responding to Aminu Shagari’s expression of remorse through a Facebook post, Goodluck Jonathan asserted that he has no adversaries to battle. He additionally encouraged Aminu to copy his dad who he portrayed as one of the “most detribalized Nigerians”.
Much obliged to you for your expression of remorse. Be that as it may, I never complained. My firm conviction is that I am a pencil in the Hand of God. Subsequently, I have no foes to battle, in view of my certainty that individuals can just do to me what God licenses. I encourage you to keep on imitating the modesty of your dad, the late President Shehu Shagari, a most detribalised Nigerian. May God favor you. GEJ