2023 Elections: Osinbajo Hands Off Tinubu's Campaign? New Twist Clears Air
- The talk that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is not in support of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu's presidential bid is probably not true
- This is Osinbajo had a high-profile meeting at Presidential Villa with the APC legal team ahead of the elections
- It was gathered that the vice president had a brainstorming session with the lawyer to ascertain the party's readiness for the poll
Abuja, Aso Rock Villa - There have been claims that after losing the All Progressives Congress (APC)'s presidential slot during the primary election, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has decided not to take part in the campaign of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
But the hosting of the APC's legal team by Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday, February 1, is a new twist that shatters the initial speculation.
It was gathered that the meeting between Osinbajo and APC lawyers was to brainstorm on the ruling party's readiness for the coming elections.
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Among those who attended the high-profile meeting were the minister of works and housing Babatunde Fashola and the minister of state for labour and employment, Festus Keyamo.
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Other attendees were the APC's national legal adviser Barr. Ahmed El-Marzuk and his predecessor, Mr. Babatunde Ogala (SAN).
2023 elections: Details emerge as VP Osinbajo visits Tinubu, Shettima in Abuja
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday evening, December 21, paid a visit to the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, and his running mate, Kashim Shettima, in Abuja.
Laolu Akande, the vice president's spokesman, disclosed this in a tweet sighted by Legit.ng on Wednesday.
"Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stopped by for a friendly visit at the Abuja residence of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu just now," Akande tweeted.
What we discussed, Tinubu reveals
Also taking to Twitter, Tinubu said he and his running mate, Senator Shettima, received the vice president at his Abuja residence.
The former governor of Lagos state said they discussed some important national issues.
"I, alongside my running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima, this evening received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo @ProfOsinbajo at my Abuja residence. We shared time discussing some important national issues," he tweeted.