Why Tinubu Met With Rabiu Kwankwaso in France, Jibrin Opens Up

Why Tinubu Met With Rabiu Kwankwaso in France, Jibrin Opens Up

  • The main reason Bola Tinubu met with the NNPP flagbearer, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has been revealed
  • Honourable Abdulmumin Jibrin said the president-elect met with Kwankwaso in France to further promote national unity, cohesion and development
  • Meanwhile, Jibrin’s relationship with both Tinubu and Kwankwaso provided him with the vantage position to broker the meeting

Honourable Abdulmumin Jibrin, a House of Representatives-elect, has again cleared the air regarding the meeting between the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso in France.

According to a report by The Nation, Tinubu met with the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) on Monday, May 15, in Paris, France, for the sake of national unity, cohesion and development.

Bola Tinubu, Honourable Abdulmumin Jibrin, Rabiu Kwankwaso, France, Paris
Tinubu met with Kwankwaso in France for national unity and development, Jibrin noted. Photo credit: Rabiu Kwankwaso, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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Why Tinuu met with Kwankwaso, Jibrin reveals

Jibrin noted that the president-elect would not abandon those who supported him during his electioneering, Channels TV report added.

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The lawmaker stated this in an audio message he released on Sunday, May 21.

The message, according to the news platform, is a further denouncement of an alleged leaked voice recording in which the Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, was reported to have expressed displeasure over the meeting.

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In a tweet on Saturday, May, 20, Reno Omokri, a former aide to President Goodluck Jonathan, alleged that Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, confessed to plans of undermining the verdict of the Presidential Elections Petitions Court.

The claim comes after a leaked audio where Ganduje was heard discussing with Ibrahim Masari, who served as a placeholder for the vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kashim Shettima.

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Omokri further asserted that Ganduje expressed disappointment for not being informed about a meeting between former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and President-elect Bola Tinubu, which reportedly took place in France.

Ganduje leaked audio: Kano government breaks silence on Tinubu, Kwankwaso meeting

Meanwhile, the government of Kano state has said it was "mischievous" for the media in Nigeria to lift a story from the purported telephone conversation between Governor Ganduje and Masari, putting his political relationship with Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, at risk.

Malam Muhammad Garba, the commissioner for information and internal affairs in the state, stated that the exaggerated publicity from the clip was sponsored by paid agents who were attempting to upturn the conversation.

The commissioner, in a statement on Saturday, May 20, said the objective of the paid agents was to cause disaffection between Tinubu and Ganduje.

Source: Legit.ng

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