- Tinubu says President Muhammadu Buhari is not seeking and would not seek a third term
- The former Lagos governor also praised Buhari for dismissing the allegation
- Going further, he said only unpatriotic people would be using future elections and politics to distract the president
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), has finally opened up on the rumours that President Muhammadu Buhari wants a third term in office.
According to Tinubu, the president has no such plans because it never existed.
Tinubu disclosed this when he spoke with newsmen after meeting with the president behind closed doors in Abuja.
Going further, Tinubu praised Buhari for dismissing the rumour in his New Year message to the nation.
He added that only unpatriotic people would be using future elections and politics to distract the president from facing governance, PM News reports.
Recall that Legit.ng had reported that Buhari and Tinubu, on Tuesday, January 7, met behind a closed door in Aso Rock.
The APC leader spoke to the State House correspondents after his meeting with the president.
Legit.ng gathered that Tinubu described scheming for 2023 presidential election now as restlessness.
Legit.ng had also reported an alleged plot being hatched by some governors of the APC to stop the presidential ambition of Tinubu.
It was reported that the alleged plot to derail Tinubu’s ambition was being backed by second-term governors and some immediate past governors of the party.
Unnamed sources in the party had reported that directly connected to the plot against Tinubu was a plan to remove the APC national chairman Adams Oshiomhole.
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