OPINION:Tinubu's Posters That Surfaced In London May Be A Strategy After Top Politicians Visited Him
Report has emerged which has it that the campaign posters of the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu surfaced in London. The disclosure was contained in a report by Sahara Reporters. It would be recalled that Tinubu has not openly declared his intention to contest for President, but there are good signs that he would contest for the post.
Most people would think that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu never had his own difficult times when growing up as a young man but they are wrong. Tinubu passed through the thick and thin just like an average Nigerian struggling to survive. Kindly read to the end to see how one of Nigeria's greatest statesman survived the difficult times to become an icon.
The presidential ambition of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, might be thwarted if Vice President Yemi Osinbajo decides to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. With the posters and photograph of Osinbajo having flooded the streets and areas in Osogbo, the capital of Osun state.
It is preposterous to see many people go online and call the former Lagos state governor all sorts of names. Now, if they are being asked why they hate the Jagaban Borgu so much, they will of course fail as usual to identify or point out one single reason why they hate him.
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is still in London, according to Naija News. This was confirmed in a statement issued by Tinubu's media aide, Tunde Rahman, and signed by the APC stalwart's media office.
Today's Headlines: We Have Put Adequate Security Measures In Place – Imo Govt; Tinubu Mourns Odumosu
Buhari’s visit: We have put adequate security measures in place – Imo Govt The Imo Government says it has put adequate security measures on ground ahead of Thursday’s planned visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Declan Emelumba, said this during a news briefing in Owerri on Wednesday.
Recently, several news reports went viral online which celebrated the purported return of Bola Ahmed Tinubu to the country but the APC National Leader's media office has confirmed to TVC that those reports are false. When contacted, Tunde Rahman, the Media Adviser to Asiwaju Tinubu, said "His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is not back.
Many Nigerians are already talking about the presidential election that will hold in 2023 even as some political heavyweights are gearing up to declare their intentions. One of the key politicians that has opened up on the 2023 presidential election is the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
The issue of who should succeed President Muhammadu Buhari has been a major topic of national discourse for many individuals and groups in Nigeria. Many people have been pointing Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as one of the top politicians for the job. Although, Osinbajo has not openly declared his intention to contest for President in 2023 just like the National Leader of the ruling party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, but many people have been tipping him for the job.
Fresh indication has revealed that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is yet to resolve its party issue which has been lingering for months. The latest is the fact that some loyalists of the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, have taken a legal action against the leadership of APC under Governor Mai Mala Buni.
There are moves by some members of the All Progressives Congress, APC to sack the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni. One of the key groups of people in APC seeking to remove Buni from the post he occupies in APC are some members of the South West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA).
Many people do not understand the political power that Tinubu wields, which is why the sight of several politicians visiting him in London is a surprise to them. Nigerians have continued to react to these visits calling the politicians different and unprintable names. Instead of criticising the politicians going there, one should ask: Why are they going there and why are they even making their visit public by posting their photo-ops online?
During a programme on Arise TV on Sunday, the Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu explained that his visit to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has nothing to do with the 2023 election.
The Action Taken Against Buni By Tinubu's Loyalists May Work Against Jagaban's Presidential Ambition
Some loyalists of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu have taken a legal action against Governor Mai Mala Buni leadership. The loyalists of Tinubu in Ekiti State filed a suit against Buni's leadership in court. According to a report by The Punch, they are asking the court to sack Buni as APC Caretaker Committee Chairman and declare all his actions and decisions null and void.
On Friday, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, became the latest prominent politician to have stormed London, United Kingdom to visit the National leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Photo Credit: BBC Tinubu who is said to be taking time out in London to recover from knee surgery carried out on him in a London hospital, has continued to be visited by many prominent politicians, including President Muhammadu Buhari, Governors, lawmakers, among others.
Amid the upcoming 2023 presidential election, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo apex socio-cultural group has come out to disclose how the former governor of Lagos State and the APC Chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu will contribute to the emergence of an Igbo presidency come 2023. Photo Credit: Daily Post The Igbo group noted that Tinubu is the only man who can make the Igbo presidency become a reality because his benevolence was what granted Prof. Yemi Osinbajo his position today as the vice president of Nigeria, thus the only way the Igbos could secure the presidential office for themselves come 2023, as well as the votes of the South Western part of the country, is through Asiwaju.
Former member of house of representatives, Hon. Bosun Oladele has said that if the APC primaries arise between Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Yemi Osibanjo, he will give his vote to Bola Tinubu. Oladele said that the former governor of lagos state has demonstrated a unique ability to lead as shown from 1999 to 2007 when he governed lagos state.
The Executive Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu has said that leaders of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC in the South West are currently waiting for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu the National Leader of the Party who is also the former governor of Lagos State, to return to Nigeria and decide whether he will be vying for the presidency in the 2023 general election or not.
Some loyalists of the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu are seeking to remove the Chairman of the party's Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni. Image credit: Naija News The supporters of Tinubu are members of South West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA) from Ekiti State.
It is one of the trending issues in Nigeria that Senator Ibikunle Amosun visited the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Image credit: Track News Tinubu has been in London for weeks since went for medical attention. Many friends, allies and political associates have visited him.