Is Tinubu Southwest Leader of APC and PDP? Photo of National Leader With Members Sparks Reactions

Is Tinubu Southwest Leader of APC and PDP? Photo of National Leader With Members Sparks Reactions

A recent photo of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu with members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has sparked reactions on social media, particularly Twitter.

The APC national leader and members of the ruling party on Saturday, January 15, paid Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde a condolence visit over the recent deaths of prominent leaders in the southwest state.

Bola Tinubu with members of APC and PDP
Bola Tinubu's photo with members of APC and PDP in Oyo state has generated reactions. Photo credit: @seyiamakinde
Source: Twitter

In the last few weeks, the state has lost one of its former governors, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, and two prominent traditional rulers the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, and the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogunguniso 1.

Nigerians on Twitter reacted after a Twitter user Michael Zuchi @MichaelOkwegba tweeted a photo saying:

"I am beginning to believe that Tinubu is the leader of both APC and PDP in the South West. Look at this picture below: PDP to his right, APC to his left. This juju is too much abeg!"

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Speaking on the photo, many Nigerians are of the opinion that Tinubu has built briges across all parties while others said the politics in the southwest region is different.

Here are reactions from social media users


"It's not juju. I have said it times without number, despite party differences the man has built bridges across all parties for decades. He's so much vested in individual growth no matter your party. He doesn't play politics of bitterness at all."


"It is clear Southwest really want to het greedy. Tinubu u will meet the greatest political mathematics of your life."


"It is not Juju. It is u that does not know what u are doing. We already told you long ago tgat APC and PDP are same. Were Atiku and Saraki not in APC? Was Atiku not father of the day or so at Buhari's child's wedding? Stay there."

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"For me the politics of the southwest is very different."


"This total display of unity and strength Flexed biceps from the west."


"No be juju na grace."

Governor Seyi Makinde receives Bola Tinubu in Ibadan, speaks on politics without bitterness

According to an earlier report by, Makinde wished Tinubu well in his quest to become the president of Nigeria.

While wishing Tinubu well, the Oyo state chief executive noted that he wants the best for Nigeria in the 2023 general elections.

He made the comment when Tinubu visited him over the demise of three prominent Oyo citizens.

Taiwo Adisa, the spokesman of Makinde, quoted his principal as saying Tinubu stood for politics without bitterness.


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Oluwatobi Bolashodun Oluwatobi Bolashodun is a journalist with six years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Babcock University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Oluwatobi is a former Current Affairs Editor, mostly writing on political, educational, and business topics.

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