During a recent live broadcast made by a well known Kalabari chief named Alhaji Asari Mujahid Dokubo, he recounted how he met the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Alhaji Asari Mujahid Dokubo said, "I became close with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in 1992. Throughout the NADECO period till he became governor of Lagos state, I was close to him. When I was in detention, he paid my children's school fees. He also gave a house to my wife. When I came from prison, he sponsored my medical trip abroad and bought my first (1st) car for me." He added, "Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was the one who also sent me and 6 other people to Hajj then."
Narrating further, Alhaji Asari Mujahid Dokubo said, "it was because of former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan we parted ways in 2010. When I saw that he came out to contest for the presidency, I decided to pay him back because he was with me in my hours of travails. When he even came to campaign in my state, he did well by acknowledging me. That does not mean my relationship with him is political."
Speaking further, Alhaji Asari Mujahid Dokubo said, "there were many people who went round to make sure Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu does not have anything in this election. Governor Nyesom Wike, who was my enemy, stood with me for my friend during the election and it made me happy."
Lastly, Alhaji Asari Mujahid Dokubo said, "in the past, when I went to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu's house and tell them I am hungry, they feed me. Now that I was supposed to pay him back, my people, who had agreed that we should all vote for Asiwaju, said they were directed after a meeting with Amaechi to vote for either Peter Obi or Atiku Abubakar. That makes me feel very bad. I paid a price for trusting people. What happened will not have happened if I had stepped out that morning to organize the election."
Watch the full video HERE (between 3rd - 15th minutes).
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