Bashir Rabe Mani in Birnin Kebbi
Jamilu Guddare, the alleged attacker of President Muhammadu Buhari, at Argungu, Kebbi State, Thursday, says he was never shot ,while he is hale and hearty .
The Management Studies Graduate of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, told newsmen at Government House Birnin Kebbi , Friday , that , he took the risk to get to President Muhammadu Buhari, only to greet him.
Guddare averred , ” the day was very historic for me as I have been dying and seriously hoping to meet President Buhari and shake him.
” This is because of his sustained impeccable integrity , honesty and incorruptibility, hence , even if had been shot and killed , I would not have had any regrets as I have fulfilled my life-long dream of meeting him in person .
” This is a man who was a Petroleum Minister , a Military Administrator , defunct PTF Chairman and recently, from 2015 to date, a President , and he has never messed up with any resources of the country .”
Guddare however apologized to President Muhammadu Buhari, Gov Atiku Bagudu and Nigerians , for his risky actions and acknowledged that, he had breached the protocols .
The elated Guddare further disclosed that, he was never tortured by the operatives of the Department of State Services ( DSS), adding, ” I was treated fine and well fed.”
Also speaking , Information Minister, Alhaji Lai Moahmmed said that, all the reports widely circulated to the effect that, President Buhari was attacked were false and malicious.
” Jamilu is an ardent supporter of Mr President, so all the reports that, the President was attacked are false, he only wanted to see the President and he was never shot .”
Also speaking, Gov Atiku Bagudu,promised to liaise with the Minister of Information , to convey Guddare’s message to President Buhari saying , ” we will also try and arrange a meeting for him with the President .”