- Nigeria’s president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was sworn into office in May, two months after he was declared the winner of the 2023 election
- Tinubu is considered a longtime political power broker in the country; his wife, Oluremi, has been in the corridors of power since 1999, having served as the first lady of Lagos state
- A cleric, Pastor Ayuba Azzaman, has spoken on the alleged weight Oluremi carries in the current administration
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Kaduna, Kaduna state - Senior pastor of the King Worship Chapel and Ministry, David Ayuba Azzaman has said Oluremi Tinubu, the first lady, “is the person in charge" of the present government.
Remi Tinubu "solidly behind" president: Azzaman
The cleric claimed that around July 2023, he received a “revelation” where he noticed Mrs Tinubu “at the center” of a notable activity in the Aso Rock presidential villa.
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Azzaman’s post reads in part:
“About a month ago in a revelation of the night, I saw His Excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, his wife Pastor Mrs. Remi Tinubu, and some group of people with them.
“I noticed Pastor Remi Tinubu was in the center while the husband is by her side. She is at the center of the activity going on, people's attention was more on her than her husband President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
“And they said unto him, We have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph said unto them, Do not interpretations belong to God? tell me them, I pray you. Genesis 40:8 KJV.
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“Whether you believe it or not Pastor Mrs. Remi Tinubu is the person in Charge of this Government she is solidly behind her husband.”
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Bayo Onanuga, the special adviser to the president on information and strategy, disclosed the situation while answering questions regarding Tinubu's health.
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Legit.ng also reported that on Wednesday night, November 22, President Tinubu arrived in Abuja from Berlin, Germany.
The president returned to Nigeria after participating in the G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) Conference.
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In another related news, Legit.ng reported that Tinubu said his name deserved to be in the Guinness Book of Records over his economic reforms as the governor of Lagos state.
President Tinubu made the remark at the 10th German-Nigerian Business Forum, adding that he would work to ensure that his name made it to the Guinness Book of Records even if he was not given the accolade he deserved.