Names of Powerful Yoruba Leaders Present As Tinubu Gets Spiritual Backings From Afenifere Leader

Names of Powerful Yoruba Leaders Present As Tinubu Gets Spiritual Backings From Afenifere Leader

  • Bola Tinubu, the APC presidential candidate, was present at the residence of Pa Reuben Fasoranti, the national leader of Afenifere, in Akure, the Ondo state capital, on Sunday
  • Fasoranti welcomes and rains spiritual blessings on the former governor of Lagos, who presented his manifesto to the Afenifere leader
  • However, some top Yoruba bigwigs witnessed the emotional moment, they included the governor of Ekiti state, Biodun Oyebanji, General Alani Akinrinade, deputy governors, senators, Afenifere state leaders

Akure, Ondo - Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), met with the leader of the socio-political group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, on Sunday, October 30.

The former governor of Lagos state paid homage to the elder statesman and received blessings at the residence of Fasoranti in Akure, the Ondo state capital, The Nation reported.

Bola Tinubu/Reuben Fasoranti/Afenifere/APC/2023 elections
Afenifere leader rains prayers on Bola Tinubu Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Twitter

Some top Yoruba leaders and bigwigs of Afenifere are present during the open engagement with the group.

They included:

  1. Biodun Oyebanji, Governor of Ekiti state
  2. Archbishop Ayo Ladigbolu
  3. Professor Isaac Adewole
  4. Oba Olu Falae
  5. Otunba Gbenga Daniel
  6. General Alani Akinrinade
  7. General Olu Bajowa
  8. Mr Sola Iji
  9. Dr Kunle Olajide
  10. Senator Cornelius Adebayo
  11. Bashorun Seinde Arogbofa
  12. Senator Iyiola Omisore
  13. Chief Bisi Akande
  14. Dare Babarinsa
  15. Chief Pius Akinyelure
  16. Oyo Deputy Governor Bayo Lawal
  17. Ondo Deputy Governor Aiyedatiwa.
  18. Chief Segun Adesegun, representing former Governor Segun Osoba
  19. Senator Tony Adefuye
  20. Senator Dayo Adeyeye State leaders of Afenifere and many others.

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The defectors were said to be Olajide Adediran, the PDP governorship candidate's "Lagos for Lagos" movement.

The state deputy governor, Obafemi Hamzat, received the defectors at the APC office in Ogba area of Ikeja in Lagos.


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