Saraki made the comment during a consultative meeting with Benue state elders.
It is time that we lead. It is time that we provide leadership for this country. See, when you need a friend, I am here at any time to support the people of Benue state. I have shown it and I will continue to show it, because today in Nigeria, we are at a cross road. We need to unite this country. We need to make everybody have a sense of belonging.
“We need to ensure that we are all sitting equally on the table of Nigeria. Nobody is going to protect us more than ourselves, nobody is going to develop us more than ourselves, nobody is going to care for us more than ourselves. It is our ambition because I know with your support, if I am there, Benue state is there. You know I will not allow any harm to come to Benue state.” he said
He also added that he is in the running for president so he could unite Nigerians ”I want to be President so that I can ensure justice and fairness for everyone; I want a country where the rule of law will be respected by all,” he said