Bola Tinubu returns to Nigeria after trip abroad

Bola Tinubu returns to Nigeria after trip abroad

- A report has disclosed why Bola Tinubu traveled out of Nigeria for four weeks

- The health condition of the APC leader has been a cause of concern in Nigeria

- Some groups in the country have continued to clamour for Nigerians to support the politician as the next president

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A famous politician, Bola Tinubu has arrived in Nigeria after spending a month abroad.

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was said to have arrived in the country on Sunday, January 24, This Day reported.

Bola Tinubu returns to Nigeria after trip abroad
Bola Tinubu is one of the founders of the APC. Photo: Bola Tinubu Colloquium
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This Day reported that the politician was sighted at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, in the company of some of his aides.

Though the politician did not disclose why he travelled out of the country, The Cable reported that Tinubu was hospitalised in Paris, France, after falling ill.

His spokesperson, Tunde Rahman, however, denied reports that the politician had contracted COVID-19.

Rahman said:

“Asiwaju is healthy and does not have COVID-19’’

There is speculation that Tinubu plans to contest the 2023 presidential election, but the APC leader has not publicly declared his interest in the presidency.

Meanwhile, the possibility of a Bola Tinubu presidency in 2023 is gaining momentum as stakeholders in the southwest geopolitical zone organised a summit on Thursday, January 21.

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In another report, ahead of the 2023 presidential elections, a former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will never support the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu.

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According to Daily Trust, the stakeholders insisted the region must produce President Muhammadu Buhari's successor just as they pushed for the emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The former governor made the statement at the inauguration of the Jigawa state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) reconciliation committee in Dutse on Wednesday, January 20.

He was reported as saying that the president would not fulfil his own side of an alleged bargain, after getting support from the southwest leaders.


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