- Asiwaju Bola Tinubu held his 12th colloquium in Kano on Monday, March 29
- The event was held to celebrate his 69th year on earth
- Tinubu said he chose Kano for the event to show to Nigerians that Yorubas and Fulanis are one
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said that the choice of Kano state as a venue for his 12th colloquium was to establish the fact that the Fulanis and Yoruba people can co-exist in love and peace.
Channels TV reports that while speaking at the event which also marks his 69th birthday, the APC stalwart said his choice of Kano as a celebration venue stems from a longing to unite the two ethnic groups.
Legit.ng gathered that while addressing the crowd in Kano, Tinubu said Nigeria at this critical time needs such a move as this to see if other people would have peace of conscience, live in harmony and be lovely to one another.
The Nation also reports that the former governor of Lagos state said he and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje were trying to show to Nigerians that some of the agitations rocking the country at this time are misplaced.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said that Tinubu, “eats, drinks, walks and sleeps politics.”
The House speaker said this at the 12th colloquium held to mark the 69th birthday of the former governor of Lagos state.
He declared that he owes his successes in politics to the unparalleled capacity of the APC leader to identify, spotlight and zero in on talents.
In a related report, Mudashiru Obasa, the speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, on Monday, March 29, said Tinubu is one of the blessings God has endowed Nigeria with.
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Obasa made the declaration in a congratulatory message to Tinubu who clocked 69, describing him as a political mathematician.
Praising Tinubu some more, the speaker disclosed that his ability to solve equations with deftness and sagacity has resulted in major successes including the presidential elections of 2015 and 2019.