- Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, had returned to Nigeria after spending 9 days in Europe to meet investors and fine-tune his transition plan
- Tinubu's return to the country is coming 8 days before his inauguration and amid controversial leaked audio of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state
- Ganduje was heard, in the audio, expressing his displeasure to Ibrahim Masari, the ex-VP placeholder of the APC, about Tinubu meeting with his former boss, Rabiu Kwankwaso
The return of Tinubu, who had spent 9 days on a working visit in Europe, meeting investors, and fine-tuning his transition plans, was disclosed by the Tinubu/Shettima Media Support (TMS) in a tweet on Sunday, May 20.
Bola Tinubu returns to Nigeria after spending 9 days in Europe
Recall that Tinubu left Nigeria on Wednesday, May 10, for another trip when it was just about 2 weeks before he returned to Nigeria from an earlier one-month vacation he had in France and had now returned 8 days to his inauguration.
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Tinubu is returning to the country amid a viral leaked audio of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state with Ibrahim Masari, the former vice president placeholder of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
In the video, Ganduje was heard expressing his displeasure with the meeting between the president-elect and his former boss, Rabiu Kwankwaso, in Paris, France.
See the tweet here:
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But Masari was heard, in the leaked audio, urging Ganduje to keep calm and express maturity till Tinubu returned to the country and held a one-on-one meeting with him.
However, Masari maintained that the move of the president-elect would make it difficult for people to trust him.
Leaked Audio: Tinubu making it hard to be trusted, Masari, ex-VP Placeholder
Legit.ng earlier reported that the former APC VP candidate placeholder, Ibrahim Masari, has said that Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, is sending out a bad signal in terms of the trust of people.
Masari was heard making this comment in the leaked audio conversation between him and the Governor of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje.
The outgoing Kano governor was consistently heard saying he had been betrayed despite being urged to hold one-on-one meetings with Tinubu.