- The presidential ambition of APC national leader and candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has yet again received a major boost
- This is as Nigerian business mogul Femi Otedola paid a visit to the former governor of Lagos state in France and prayed for him to win the presidency come 2023
- Meanwhile, the visit comes a few hours after the governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun visited the presidential hopeful
Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, has visited the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in France.
Otedola shared a picture of the visit to the former Lagos state governor on Tuesday, July 5 via his verified Twitter page.
The businessman, who described Tinubu as his ‘great friend’, prayed that the APC presidential candidate wins the 2023 presidential election.
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"I am always excited visiting my Great Friend Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu @officialABAT.
"May God grant him his heart's desire in becoming the President of this great Nation …F.Ote
Meanwhile, Tinubu had travelled to Paris, France on Wednesday, June 27 for some important meetings, as confirmed by his spokesman, Tunde Rahman and he is expected to be back in the country shortly.
Nigerians took to the official Twitter page of Otedola and reacted to the development.
"People telling me otedola isn’t a politician baffles me. They actually lowkey a politician and they know their candidate, if not, tell me how they get big contract from government they endorse."
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"you remember what I said on the space? Small small they will all align.."
"Align ke … He has always been our man na."
"I no know wetin the worry all of una. Well they call is democrazy."
"Y’all want Otedola to endorse Obi Man can’t be Obedient, baba has interests to protect. We the common should face our own interest and protect it."
"So it's now a matter of personal interests not for a better Nigeria."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Bola Tinubu of the APC has replied to the candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, over his comment on his inability to choose a permanent running mate at INEC stipulated deadline.
Atiku, in a statement, has said that the president's office requires someone with clarity of purpose who can decide on his running mates on time.
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Tinubu, in his reaction, said it is unfortunate that Atiku and PDP made such a statement rather than paying attention to tackling their internal crisis.
2023: Fresh crisis looms in APC as 2 northern geopolitical zones tackle each other over Tinubu's running mate
The leadership of the ruling APC is yet to pick a running mate for its presidential flagbearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
This is as stakeholders from the northern region are head over each other over Tinubu's choice of running mate.
While they contend for the vice-presidential slot, the party is characterized by a wave of defection in other regions of the country.