- Former Governor Babangida Aliyu has asked Bola Tinubu to stop struggling to prove to Nigerians that he is healthy
- Aliyu made this call on Monday, October 3, while reacting to the trending videos of Tinubu during his workout sessions
- According to Aliyu, the flag bearer for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is the healthiest of the candidates
PAY ATTENTION: Сheck out news that is picked exactly for YOU ➡️ find the “Recommended for you” block on the home page and enjoy!
The presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has been urged to take it slow on his effort to prove he is healthy.
The former governor of Niger state, Babangida Aliyu, urged Tinubu while taking a swipe at Tinubu and said that people who are healthy do not need to prove it.
Channels Television reports that the former governor's comment comes hours after the APC flag bearer's handlers shared a video of Tinubu's workout session on social media after his absence has raised some questions.
Aliyu who spoke during the flag-off of the PDP presidential campaign in Abeokuta, Ogun State, said he was looking through the national dailies when he saw a photo of someone trying to prove he is healthy.
PAY ATTENTION: Follow us on Instagram - get the most important news directly in your favourite app!
“I was looking through newspapers today and I saw a picture of somebody trying to prove he is healthy,” he noted in a veiled reference to Tinubu’s video.
“If there is health, we don’t need to tell people that we are healthy, but we are aware that Atiku is the healthiest of the presidential candidates in this country.”
ASUU strike and Nigeria's economic woes
Further speaking on the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the former governor assured that the presidential candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar would end the challenges.
“You have seen what has happened to us, today our students in the public universities have been at home for more than seven, eight months. Our secondary schools many of them are so dilapidated that they cannot serve as secondary schools.
“Our elementary schools, there is no country that has over 20 million children out of school and you expect to be developed, only an Atiku Abubakar presidency can help us solve this problem.”
2023 election: Tinubu to release more videos soon, President Buhari’s aide reveals
Bashir Ahmad, President Muhammadu Buhari's aide joined several others to comment on the viral video of Bola Tinubu.
The president's aide took to his social media handle to back the APC presidential candidate over the release of the video.
Ahmad in his post said the APC presidential candidate will be releasing more videos soon.
Days after missing INEC's approved day, APC announces new date for 2023 election campaign flag off
The All Progressives Congress (APC) announced that its 2023 presidential campaign activities will kick off on Monday, October 10.
The ruling party's announcement comes despite the fact that its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, is still in London.
Tinubu's handlers had earlier stated that the APC's flag bearer was having his resting time in London ahead of the lined-up campaign activities.