- The APC is buzzing over the return of its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, from the United Kingdom
- Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos state, returned to the country after spending 12 days in London to rest, according to his associates
- The arrival of Tinubu is expected to kick-start APC presidential campaign activities across the country
Speaking Thursday night, October 6 in Abuja, Tinubu who arrived from London a few hours earlier, said he is “back actively.”
He further said:
“The trip was very good. I enjoyed my break and I am happy to be back in my fatherland. Nigerians should expect a very intelligent ability to think and perform. Nigerians should expect that the help they needed is here.
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“The hope that is almost dithering is back. I am back actively.”
Urging Nigerians to be more patriotic and refrain from speaking evil about the country, Tinubu said if Nigeria needs rebuilding, he is a builder and if it needs reconstructing, he is a construction engineer.
Keyamo reacts to Tinubu's return from London
On his part, the spokesman of the APC presidential campaign council, Festus Keyamo has reacted to the return of Tinubu.
Writing on his Twitter page, Keyamo stated:
“The short absence of Tinubu was so felt on the political terrain that even the opposition parties were also waiting for him to come to begin their campaigns! Because instead of selling their candidates, their issue has been ‘where is BAT?!’ Ok, he’s here. They can begin.”
Fani-Kayode rejoices over Tinubu's return from London
On his part, the director of special media projects and operations and new media, Tinubu/Shettima presidential campaign council, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode rejoiced over the return of Tinubu on his Twitter page.
“Our leader is back! Hale, whole and hearty! Thanks be to God!”
How Tinubu returned to Nigeria in style
Legit.ng had earlier reported that Tinubu's private plane landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Thursday, evening, October 6.
Tinubu was received at the airport by his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima and other senior APC officials.
The arrival of Tinubu is expected to kick-start the APC's presidential campaign activities across the nation.
2023: Demand for bullet-proof vehicles surge ahead of general elections
Meanwhile, as preparations for the 2023 general elections gain momentum, the demands for bullet-proof Sports Utility Vehicles have increased significantly across the country.
Very Important Personalities, top chieftains and candidates of political parties have been procuring customised vehicles that offer special protection in the run-up to the campaigns and elections.
Apart from ordering armoured vehicles, it was also learnt that politicians were applying for special police protection and procuring other security wares.