Former running mate to the late winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, who is one of the silent forces behind this administration, may join the 2019 presidential race.
Informed sources told the NEWSBREAKng that Kingibe is one of the names the North is preparing to take the mantle of leadership in the case President Muhammadu Buhari drops out of the 2019 race.
Kingibe is currently one one the pillars behind Buhari’s administration and it was learnt that the famed Cabal will be at home with him as Buhari’s successor.
The former Ambassador ran for presidency in 1993 alongside the late Chief MKO Abiola, on.the Platform if the Social Democratic Party (SDP) but later became a Minister in the regime of the late General Sani Abacha, following the refusal of the military to hand over to Abiola.
It was learnt that those pushing his candidacy are planning to leverage on his popularity across the country, his oratorial power and acceptability amog the incumbenr power caucus.