I have no preferred presidential candidate —Dantata tells Shettima


By Aminu Kutama

A renowned business mogul, and elder statesman Aminu Alhassan Dantata, has revealed that he has no preferred presidential candidate in the upcoming 2023 election.

The 91 year old statesman disclosed this when he received the Vice Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kashim Shettima.

Shettima was on a consultation visit to Kano with the purpose of largely reaching out to elder statesmen in the north ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The vice presidential candidate  pointed out that the purpose of the visit is largely to reach out to elder statesmen on the ongoing project in the north ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Dantata, expressed joy and appreciation for the visit, and prayed for Nigeria for everlasting peace and harmony.

Dantata while speaking to the delegation said his ultimate dream is to depart this life as an Islamic faithful.

He stated that he no longer enjoys life and that he is simply waiting for his time, and he is seeking forgiveness from anyone he may have hurt because he has forgiven everyone.

“Honestly, as I am right now, I am just waiting for my time. I no longer enjoy life anymore. I hope I depart this world in good faith,” he said.

He said from a youthful age, he had the privilege of meeting many people and had engaged in friendship in all states of Nigeria but could hardly call out 10 who are still alive.

“I have travelled to all the states in Nigeria and I have done things with people across all states, many were friends but sadly, all the people I know, I hardly can call out 10 that are still alive

“I hope I did not offend anyone in life. If I offended anyone, I hope they find it in their hearts to forgive me. If anybody has offended me, I have forgiven them.

“I am now the only one left in my family living with grandchildren,” he added.

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