President explains why he chose Tunde Bakare as running mate in 2011

Buhari made the comment on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, while speaking at the Katsina State Economic and Investment Summit.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Pastor Tunde Bakare

Buhari made the comment on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, while speaking at the Katsina State Economic and Investment Summit, The Cable reports.

“One of the four attempts to get here was with Tunde Bakare, when people said I’m a religious bigot, I decided to take a pastor so that I can shut their mouths up. So Tunde Bakare has decided to be with me all the time,” the president said.

Bakare is the General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly in Lagos.

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