- Bola Tinubu continues to intensify his campaign across the shores of his stronghold to stake a claim to the presidential seat in the forthcoming election
- The APC presidential candidate moved his campaign to Ebonyi state, southeast Nigeria
- In what was a warm welcome and elegant reception, City Boy or Jagaban as he is fondly called was conferred the title of "Dike Di Ora Nma I" of Ebonyi state
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The 70-year-old former Lagos state governor was conferred with the "Dike Di Ora Nma I" title of Ebonyi state on Thursday, November 24.
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Bashir Ahmed, the Special Assistant on Digital Communications to the President and the Deputy Director, Special Media Projects/New Media, APC Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), confirmed this development in a social media post sighted by Legit.ng.
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The caption reads:
"Meet the Dike Di Ora Nma I of Ebonyi State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu."
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Meanwhile, some Nigerians were not pleased with Tinubu's latest achievement while comparing it with that of President Muhammadu Buhari was he was vying for office.
Some the critics described it as farce and a move to sell his image in good light despite all the hardship his party (APC) has put Nigerians through over the past seven years of their reign.
"This is how you guys packaged Buhari. God who did we offend? Even though even though you feed from post like this, even though"
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"Dike di Chad mma.
"A man that has promised to continue lavishing our national resources on foreign countries —like Buhari, instead of facing our national problems.
"A man that promised to work on Lake Chad with our resources, while abandoning our own problems."
"Now he has become a full member of Indigenous people of Biafra IPOB isn't that wonderful?"
Tinubu is the right man Nigeria needs in 2023, says Orji Uzor-Kalu
Meanwhile, Senator Orji Uzor-Kalu has insisted that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the right man to pilot the affairs' of Nigeria in 2023.
According to Uzor-Kalu, Tinubu has the wherewithal to leverage on the progressive platform established by President Buhari.
The former governor of Abia also dismissed rumours in some quarters about Tinubu's religious doctrines.