- The APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, has disclosed that his reason for going to Mecca for lesser hajj often to for spiritual rebirth
- Tinubu disclosed that he likes undergoing the lesser hajj adding that it is his personal way of spirituality
- The presidential hopeful also spoke on how opposition members coined his words and publish fake news about him while reiterating his commitment to remove the subsidy if elected
Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has disclosed the reason he likes travelling to Umrah, the lesser hajj in Mecca.
Tinubu, while speaking with Kaduna-based freedom radio in Saudi Arabia, disclosed that his journey to the holy land is always personal.
The APC presidential candidate said he loved travelling for the lesser hajj because it is a spiritual rebirth that he does not joke with.
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Bayo Onanuga, the media director of the APC presidential campaign council, shared the link to the excerpt of the interview on his Twitter page.
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"I am here in Saudi Arabia. It is a personal trip. It is a trip for spiritual rebirth. I like coming to perform the Umrah every now and then. It is an opportunity to connect with almighty Allah, Lam ya lid wa lam yulad. We need his guidance. Nigeria is in need of prayers and that is why we are here praying for our country, self and the society."
In the excerpt, Tinubu lamented how the oppositions manipulate his words and publish lots of fake news about him.
He also reiterated his position on his plan to remove the fuel subsidy if elected as president in the 2023 election.
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