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Tinubu Returns, Says ‘I Never Went To Hospital’

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tinubu-apcAll Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu arrived in Lagos last night with the declaration that he is as fit as a fiddle.

Looking hale and hearty, Tinubu arrived Nigeria via the Murtala Muhammed International Airport aboard a chartered jet around 9.50pm.

The former Lagos State governor said he was never admitted in any London hospital, wondering where his “detractors” got the information that he was very ill – a rumour that gained grounds in the past two weeks.

He attributed the rumour to the handiwork of the ruling party, whose members, he said, were spreading bare falsehood because they wanted to know at every time his whereabouts and what he was up to politically.

He prayed God to forgive them for wishing him ill-health.

The APC chieftain said it was unimaginable for anybody to spread rumour that he was not fit, recalling that the last time he traveled abroad to treat a knee injury, he made it public.

He said this time around, he was in London for a “deserved rest to study and strategise on how to turn around the APC to take over government from the ruling party which has lost focus”.

Tinubu said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had lost direction and the confidence of Nigerians in providing leadership.

He said the APC, as a medical and pharmaceutical therapy, was ready to offer cure to the political and economic problems bedeviling the nation.

He was received by Lagos House of Assembly Speaker Adeyemi Ikuforiji.

Mrs Kemi Nelson and other stalwarts of the APC, including Chief Funsho Ologunde, were also at the airport.

Tinubu said: “After the Osun governorship election, I planned a long vacation for a deserved rest. I simply just travelled abroad to rest, study and learn new things from people who have positive influence on me. I went to learn from people who are more experienced in handling opposition politics. I do not have to disclose to people my vacation location or the reason why I am travelling”.

He added: “It is very shocking and saddening that people are peddling all sorts of lies about my health. When I had a kneel problem I disclosed to Nigerians. Some people are deliberately fabricating information that I have a medical or health problem. This is evidence of distrust of people in this country.

“Some people are creating a doubt about my fitness for one assignment or the other. All are lies. They was no day that I had need for Panadol. I was busy reading, relaxing”.

“The opposition wanted to know my whereabouts that is why they are sponsoring rumours about my health. How did they cone about the story? May God Almighty forgive them. I wish them what they wish for me”.

He said he aligned his thoughts with the position of the APC on burning national issues as a party that is disciplined.

He said: “Nigerians have lost confidence and trust in the ruling party.

“The PDP has failed. This is a challenging time, and we must make a complete change of governance”.

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I Received Vision That I Would Be Governor – Oyetola

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I Received Vision That I Would Be Governor – Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola

Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola has stated that God revealed to him in a dream that he would be Governor of the State long before he joined the race.

He revealed this while speaking at a service held to commemorate the second anniversary of his administration at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Osun Province 1 Headquarters, Osogbo, on Sunday.

Oyetola said, “I am ordinarily not one who sees visions but on two occasions, I had a strange encounter. Imagine the son of an Imam, receiving a Christian song in a dream. That was my encounter.

Also Read: You Are A Worthy Successor, Aregbesola Tells Oyetola

“All I could remember on both occasions was the last line of the song which says ‘IleriOluwa ni lati se’. Outside of that dream, I had never heard the song before. When the impression was heavy on my heart, I called one of my friends to ask him about the song, and he told me the song was the Track 2 of Timi Oshikoya’s album.

“He went out and got me the album and immediately I started listening to the track, my consciousness was restored and then I had an understanding of what God was saying to me. That revelation has continued to give me confidence of victory each time I am faced with legal and political battles since becoming governor.”

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Anyim Backed Out Of Defection Over Visit to Buhari – Umahi

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Anyim Backed Out Of Defection Over Visit to Buhari – Umahi

Dave Umahi

Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi has claimed that a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari stopped former Senate President, Pius Anyim and National Assembly members from the state from defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He made the claim on Sunday while speaking during an APC stakeholders’ meeting at the Bouquet Lodge, Old Government House, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

Umahi claimed that Anyim who served as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, and others refused to defect because he outsmarted them all.

“They were planning to ambush me, but it is difficult to catch the air,” he said.

Also Read: President Buhari receives Governor Umahi after defecting to APC (Photos)

The governor insisted that he consulted all the National Assembly members and the elders from the state about his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), adding that they all agreed to the defection arrangement.

“Let me tell you, I’m not afraid of anybody but I respect everybody. But I have said that if God sent me, this will be the last fight in this state,” he said.

Umahi added: “All these people that came together to fight me, they collect contracts, they collect monthly pay, they collect vehicles. And when they are asked to bring people that worked for us, they will bring their wives, children and relations.

“Now, they are dressing words for us. We are in chapter one, in Chapter two, I will publish all that I have done for the leaders of this state.”

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Sanwo-Olu Names Building After Tinubu, Warns Youths Against Vandalism

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Sanwo-Olu Names Building After Tinubu, Warns Youths Against Vandalism

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has named the newly built Apapa-Iganmu Local Council Development Area after the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

This was made known in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Gboyega Akosile.

Sanwo-Olu also named the Agboyi-Ketu LCDA after the late Senator of Lagos East Senatorial District, Adebayo Osinowo.

He stated that the recent #EndSARS protests brought out the need for the government to double their efforts and prioritize youth development and empowerment.

Also Read: No Pardon For Rapists, Says Sanwo-Olu

The governor however warned youths against the destruction of the government’s assets built with public funds.

Sanwo-Olu disclosed that the decision of the council leadership in Agboyi-Ketu to name the edifice after Osinowo testified to the contributions he made to the development of the council.

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