2023: Amid Search for Running Mate, Tinubu Leaves Nigeria, Media Aide Reveals His Destination
- Ahead of the 2023 poll, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has again made a big move
- In an efforts to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, Tinubu has traveled outside the shores of Nigeria to France, for further consultations
- Earlier, the presidential hopeful revealed he is still on a serious search for running mates, ahead of the forthcoming elections
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The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has jetted out to France as part of his ongoing consultative visits ahead of the 2023 presidential elections.
The APC national leader traveled out of the country early on Monday morning, June 27, after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Tinubu Media Office reports.
Legit.ng gathered that the trip is also not unconnected with the need to pick his substantive running mate.
His media office in a statement signed by Tunde Rahman disclosed:
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“He is off to Paris, France to hold some important meetings. The APC standard bearer is expected back in the country shortly.
Earlier before his departure, he attended the public presentation of a book titled 'Mr. Speaker' and launch of legislative mentoring initiative in commemoration of the 60th birthday of Speaker of House Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
On June 8, Asiwaju Tinubu emerged the Presidential candidate of APC for the February 25, 2023 election at the party's presidential primaries/national convention held at the Eagle Square, Abuja.
After the election, he immediately embarked on a series of thank you and reconciliation visits to those who contested against him at the party's primaries including the seven aspirants who stepped down for him."
2023: Former Borno Governor leads APC Senators to meet Tinubu, shares crucial details
The former governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima, said the crisis in the Senate caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been resolved.
The APC chieftain made this disclosure on Sunday, June 26, when he led some APC Senators to meet with Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the party, in Abuja.
Shettima, while addressing journalists after the meeting disclosed that Tinubu’s intervention played a key role in restoring peace and harmony among the aggrieved lawmakers in the ruling party.
2023: Lagos APC chieftain dismisses concerns over Tinubu’s age, educational qualification
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the APC publicity secretary in Lagos, Seye Oladejo, dismissed concerns over Tinubu's age, educational qualification, and source of wealth.
Oladejo, on Tuesday, January 25, during a media parley on a wide range of issues, charged those kicking against Tinubu's presidential ambition to be democratic and provide facts rather than resorting to cheap blackmail.
Speaking about the controversy trailing Tinubu’s age from some quarters, Oladejo said nothing has been hidden about the former Lagos state governor’s age.