Babangida Takes a Swipe at Tinubu Over Efforts to Prove His Health Condition With Trending 'Cycling' Video

Babangida Takes a Swipe at Tinubu Over Efforts to Prove His Health Condition With Trending 'Cycling' Video

  • 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

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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.

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Babangida Aliyu, Bola Tinubu, PDP, APC, Tinubu cycling
Babangida Aliyu said that Tinubu did not need to prove to anyone that he is healthy. Photo: Bola Tinubu, Babangida Aliyu
Source: UGC

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.

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His words:

“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.”

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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.

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He said:

“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.”

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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.

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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.


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