I Knelt Down Before Bisi Akande, Tinubu, To Beg For Buhari’s Presidential Ticket In 2011 – Dasuki.

​The former National Security adviser to Goodluck Jonathan has revealed how he campaigned for President Muhammadu Buhari to become the flag bearer of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) joint ticket in 2011.


Dasuki in a new book, ‘An Encounter with the Spymaster’, written by a Yushau Shuaib, a public relations professional said he worked had to ensure that General Buhari emerged the candidate for the ACN/CPC joint ticket. The former NSA said he had to kneel before a former governor of Osun state Bisi Akande in the presence of Bola Tinubu to beg on behalf of General Buhari.

Shuaib in his book said: “The major shocker for me in his (Dasuki) narratives was his campaign for Buhari to emerge the joint candidate for the ACN and CPC in 2011.” He disclosed how he pleaded with Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu in the presence of Bisi Akande to accept Muhammadu Buhari as the joint presidential candidate for ACN and CPC. “Dasuki stated that he knelt down begging ‘Baba Bisi Akande’ who was the then chairman of the ACN that, “Buhari is a man to be trusted.”