- Africa's richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, paid a courtesy visit to Nigeria's president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, along with other notable figures
- Tinubu is expected to become Nigeria's new leader on May 29th, despite ongoing court challenges from his opponents
- The courtesy visit was announced on Tinubu's official Twitter page in the evening of Wednesday, April 26
FCT, Abuja - Billionaire businessman Alhaji Aliko Dangote has paid a courtesy visit to Nigeria's president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ahead of the May 29 inauguration.
This was disclosed in a tweet sighted by Legit.ng on the official Twitter page of the president-elect on Wednesday, April 26.
Legit.ng gathered that Tinubu received Dangote, who is Africa's richest man in the company of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu.
Others present during the visit at Tinubu's private residence include Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state, Hon James Falake and Ibrahim Masari.
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Though his opponents are challenging his victory in court, Tinubu is expected to officially take over the mantle of leadership from President Muhammadu Buhari on May 29.
President-elect Bola Tinubu meets Tony Elumelu, details and video emerge
Elumelu shared on Instagram pictures from the meeting with Tinubu held in his home on Tuesday night, March 7.
In his post, the business mogul said:
“Last night, I was honoured to receive the Nigerian President-elect at my home. We discussed ways in which the incoming administration must empower and support our immensely talented Nigerian youth. We have so much young potential to unleash!"
Only God can stop Tinubu's inauguration - Keyamo
In another report, the minister of state for labour and employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), said no one can stop the handover ceremony of the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Monday, May 29.
Keyamo noted that only God could stop the inauguration.
The chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) made this disclosure in a statement made available on Tuesday, April 25.