- The national leader of the ruling APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, visited the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Tuesday, April 5
- Tinubu during the visit commiserated with the people of Kaduna over the recent train attack by terrorists and donated N50 million to victims
- In his reaction, Governor El-Rufai thanked Tinubu for the gesture and also told the APC leader that he is aware of his presidential ambition
Kaduna - Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Tuesday, April 5, paid a visit to Governor Nasir El-Rufai in Kaduna state to commiserate with him and the people of the state over the recent train attack by terrorists.
Tinubu announced the donation of N50 million to victims of the attack, Channels TV reported.
Legit.ng gathers that the former governor of Lagos state was accompanied by Senator Kashim Shettima, Senator Abu Ibrahim and the former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
He was received by Governor El-Rufai and Senators Uba Sani and Suleiman Abdu-Kwri at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, the Kaduna state seat of power.
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Kaduna train attack a national disaster
Speaking during the visit, Tinubu described the train attack as a national disaster.
According to him everybody should be concerned about the attacks going on in Kaduna state which have claimed hundreds of lives and properties in recent times.
He added that killings by bandits is no longer acceptable and must stop.
The APC presidential aspirant urged Governor El-Rufai not to be deterred by the unfortunate incidents but to continue delivering good governance
He also appealed to well-to-do Nigerians to support the Kaduna state government in addressing the humanitarian crises created by bandits attacks.
El-Rufai reacts, thanks Tinubu
In his remarks, Governor El-Rufai thanked Tinubu for showing solidarity with the people of Kaduna state over the recent attack by cancelling his 70th birthday colloquium.
He also thanked Tinubu for his commitment to the unity and development of Nigeria.
El-Rufai added that he is aware of Tinubu’s presidential ambition just as he noted that Nigeria is currently at a cross-road and must take difficult decisions to get the right leaders.
2023: God has chosen Tinubu to lead Nigerians to Promised Land, cleric says
In another report, the founder of the New Heaven Evangelical Ministries, Akwanga in Nasarawa state, Bishop Lawrence Marke, has said God revealed to him that Tinubu has been ordained to lead Nigerians to the promised land.
Marke assured that according to a revelation from God to him, Tinubu can achieve this once he becomes the president of Nigeria in 2023.
Speaking at a special prayer session organised in Abuja for Tinubu's presidential ambition, Marke said that the former Lagos governor is the chosen one who would sail the nation to the promised land.