- Bola Tinubu, the presidential aspirant of the APC, has replied to the Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi, who said he is unfit to contest the 2023 elections
- The presidential hopeful berated the former governor of Anambra for saying that people are only supporting Tinubu because of his money
- In a statement signed by the spokesperson of the APC presidential campaign council, Bayo Onanuga, Tinubu said Obi has elevated to beer parlour gossip
FCT, Abuja - The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, has responded to Peter Obi, the flagbearer of the Labour Party, who had said he is unfit to contest the 2023 presidential election.
The former Lagos state governor berated Obi for saying that his supporters are backing him because of his money, noting that he is hearty and healthy, Vanguard reported.
Tinubu’s response was contained in a statement signed by the director of media and publicity of the APC presidential campaign council, Bayo Onanuga.
What is Tinubu's response to Peter Obi?
The statement reads in part:
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“Since he is not Asiwaju’s doctor and is not privy to his medical record, Obi has again disgracefully elevated what has for long been a beer parlor gossip and social media lie being propagated by his IPOB supporters.
“Obi in his characteristic manner is amplifying falsehood which should not have a place in decent political campaign.
“We believe that political leaders should be guided in their utterances and be sticklers for the truth, but Obi has thrown all caution to the wind, pronouncing on issues he has no moral and professional competence to make a judgement call on.
Atiku, PDP in big trouble as Bode George's strong political associate, meets Tinubu, details unknown
Legit.ng earlier reported that the PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, might be in another dilemma as Uthman Shodipe, a strong associate of chief Bode George, a leader of the party met with Bola Tinubu
Tinubu is the presidential candidate of the ruling APC and his august meeting with the associate of the PDP leader is a strong indication of another political mathematics ahead of the general elections
While details of the meeting remain unknown, the pictures were shared by Shodipe on his Facebook page