- Bola Tinubu has congratulated his opponent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar who turned 76 years old on Friday
- Tinubu shared a picture of himself and Atiku via his Twitter handle saying, “Congratulation to the PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar
- Meanwhile, many Nigerians have reacted to this, with many people claiming all politicians are friend irrespective of party affiliations
The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has congratulated the former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on his 76th birthday.
Tinubu made this known in a tweet via his official handle, @officialABAT. He posted a picture of the last time he met Atiku at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, some weeks back.
At the brief airport meeting, Tinubu had told Atiku that he had relocated to Abuja
Both men shook hands as they exchanged pleasantries before their associates and supporters.
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In his tweet on Friday, Tinubu wrote, “Congratulation to the PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on his 76th birthday. I wish him well as he marks his birthday.”
Meanwhile some Nigerians on Twitter reacted to the message of the APC presidential candidate.
The Twitter user @Thatferrariman said, “But some clowns will fight themselves online defending you guys. Politics is not war. We just need to educate our youths.”
@mitchel4real said, “Though opponents, they frolic. There’s something that unites these two elite, veteran Nigerian politicians that is hid from even their supporters. This “something” brews animosity in their heart for any other “outside” who appears to have a fighting chance at the presidency.
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Another user, @SylvesterXVI, said, “PDAPC confirmed, Both APC and PDP most likely have something in common that they aren’t telling Nigerians… They know the game they are playing… I pity those supporting Tinubu and Atiku.”
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Meanwhile, Asari Dokubo, a former leader of the Niger Delta militant and a chieftain in the region has said he is for Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 election.
Speaking on Channels Television on Friday morning, November 25, Dokubo said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has never handled any executive post before and can't be regarded as an experienced politician.
Dokubo stated that Atiku is far behind the likes of Bola Tinubu of the APC, Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and their counterpart in the Labour Party, Peter Obi.