Photos Emerge as Presidential Hopeful Tinubu Performs Tawaf in Kabbah

Photos Emerge as Presidential Hopeful Tinubu Performs Tawaf in Kabbah

  • In wake of the Ramadan fast, presidential hopeful and national leader of the ruling APC, Bola Tinubu performs tawaf in Kabbah
  • The photos of this development were shared on the verified Twitter page of The Nation on Thursday, April 28
  • Meanwhile, the presidential aspirant is in Mecca to seek the favour and blessings of Allah regarding his aspiration in the forthcoming polls

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is currently on pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

Tinubu is in Mecca to seek the blessings of God regarding his presidential ambition.

On Thursday, the photos of the presidential hopeful surfaced online as he performs Tawaf in Kabbah alongside other party chieftains, The Nation reports.

Bola Tinubu, 2023 general election, Tawaf, Kabbah, Mecca
Tinubu performs Tawaf in Kabbah. Photo credit: The Nation
Source: Twitter

The APC Presidential aspirant, a top contender for the office of the president has continued to seek blessings from notable players in the nation's political space ahead of the forthcoming polls.

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2023 election: Special Tawaf to hold in Mecca for Tinubu

Earlier, a special Tawaf is scheduled to hold on Thursday, April 28 in honor of Bola Ahmed Tinubu in preparation for his presidential bid in the 2023 general elections.

According to a statement issued made available to the special Tawaf is slated to commence 12 noon, Saudi Arabian time and will be staged at the center of the foremost Masjid al-Haram mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

The Tawaf according to Islam is a ritual that requires taking rounds or encircling the Holy Ka'abah (center of the Masjid al-Haram mosque) in an anti-clockwise direction seven times.

Tinubu will get automatic ticket if he was in PDP - Bala

In another development, the governor of Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed in a strong revelation said the PDP would have handed Tinubu the presidential ticket if he was in the party.

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Bala statement is most likely an indication that the PDP is well aware of Tinubu's political might and capacity.

According to Bala, the contributions of the APC national leader in the country so far, are evident in the nation's polity.

2023: Shehu predicts outcome of APC, PDP presidential primaries

Meanwhile, Senator Shehu Sani has stated his position on how the presidential primaries of Nigeria's apex political parties APC and the PDP will play out.

According to him he stated that the presidential candidacy of the ruling party APC will be determined based on who President Muhammadu Buhari has anointed.

He further stated that the presidential candidacy of the PDP will be decided based on a late negotiation on the eve of the primaries or on the basis of a bitter primary.


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