Ever since his emergence as Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has been the undeserved target of mudslinging, character assassination, frivolous courtroom instances, undue media trial, government harassment and humiliation, propaganda, half-truths and outright falsehood amongst different shenanigans geared toward cowing and arm-twisting him to power him to bow to the whims and caprices of a strong cabal working with reckless abandon each throughout the presidency and the All Progressives Congress, APC, his solely sin being that he contested and received the senate presidency against the pleasure of some self-crowned kingmakers, an action properly inside his rights.
Despite all this, Saraki has proved to be a grasp within the game, all the time properly forward of his detractors and flooring his traducers at each round of the assault introduced his manner, regardless of how vicious. They have initiated a number of the most ridiculous trumped up prices against him and dragged him from one courtroom to the opposite with a view to put on him out and power him to give up, however he was all the time roundly defeating them.
At a degree, Saraki thought he had had sufficient. It was against sound reasoning to remain in the identical social gathering with a gaggle of relentless persecutors and oppressors; a gaggle of people who don't have any respect by any means for residents and their rights; a gaggle of people that, with a view to proceed to trample upon the rights of the folks, disingenuously tried to subjugate the rule of legislation to their warped interpretation of nationwide curiosity; a gaggle of individuals famed for the flagrant disobedience of orders of courts of competent jurisdiction; a gaggle of individuals whose lopsided appointments have left Nigerians from massive sections of the nation marvel silently and complained aloud, asking if they're nonetheless a part of the nation; a gaggle of individuals whose notorious fight against corruption is selective and subsequently ineffective; a gaggle of individuals whose incompetence and ineptitude have left harmless, helpless Nigerians including girls and youngsters to be savagely hacked to their death repeatedly by terrorists in Plateau, Benue, Zamfara, Nasarawa, Taraba, Southern Kaduna and many others whereas, as an alternative of arresting and prosecuting them, they've made excuses for the perpetrators and defined away with pomp and ceremony their murderous escapades.
Despite all their intimidation and assaults on residents and establishments including judges and the judiciary, lawmakers and the nationwide meeting and many others, they'd supposed for folks to catch chilly after they sneeze, but it surely was not going to work with Saraki.
They have even questioned how the Senate President has been capable of retain his seat for therefore lengthy regardless of all of the federal would possibly and sources deployed to unseat him to the extent that a number of APC leaders including the ruling social gathering’s chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, was even reported to have sworn to muster each obtainable sources to take away Saraki as senate president.
They are bewildered by the man’s capacity to have successfully managed the nationwide meeting and all the various political and institutional pursuits therein.
Now, that the identical man they could not defeat or unseat for 3 years regardless of dedicating enormous sources and time to has declared for president on the platform of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the worry of Buhari, Oshiomhole and the APC as a complete, appears to have heightened. The perception of their circles is that Saraki’s political stature has so grown that he has quick grow to be a number one favorite aspirant within the PDP to the extent that shortly after he defected again to the PDP, the social gathering didn't even suppose twice before formally crowning him the Leader of the social gathering. The confidence reposed in him is so unshaken that he was additionally appointed to steer the social gathering’s campaign council within the forthcoming Osun State election.
Reports even have it that the senate president has since emerged a number one favorite presidential aspirant among the many governors on the platform of the PDP.
With his pedigree and knack for flooring the presidency and the APC in each battle they've engaged him in, there isn't any doubt that this improvement of Saraki being a number one presidential aspirant within the PDP has additional made them upset, unhappy and jittery. They are clearly shedding sleep and having nightmares over it.
It is expected that, as normal, with a view to intimidate and cow him as a step in the direction of getting him to step down from the presidential race, all method of tips which Nigerians have identified APC for could be tried on him afresh. It is not going to be shocking if we hear that the EFCC has been unleashed on him after their failed a number of makes an attempt to nail him on the Code of Conduct Tribunal. They can also “dig up” pretend and imaginary monetary infractions most likely going way back to when he was governor of Kwara State, after all, they did that with their failed CCT phantom prices against him. Of course, even they know his sterling qualities and capability, therefore, they did all they could do to steer him to not depart their social gathering. But he needed to!
No doubt, Saraki represents a contemporary thought and a brand new manner of doing issues. With his stage of training, publicity and expertise as a democrat particularly in managing numerous pursuits efficiently, and respecting the rights of residents, guaranteeing their freedom and rising Nigeria, one thing which APC has not been capable of do having been given the chance, Saraki is quick turning into a favoured aspirant amongst Nigerians, the sort they've absolutely been missing. This is why he has since grow to be APC’s nightmare and the presidency is now in mortal worry of him to the extent that they'll do all they'll to stop him, however he's actually among the many few adequately ready to defeat APC it doesn't matter what they throw at any aspirant. He has finished that a number of instances before, he can do it again.
No matter what anyone does, the very fact remains that nobody can stop an thought whose time has come. The time for the thought to develop Nigeria has lastly come! APC shouldn't waste our sources attempting to stop it. They can’t!