APC Leader, Bola Tinubu's Presidential Ambition Crumbles
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Former Lagos state governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu's ambition to become president of Nigeria practically collapsed after President Muhammadu Buhari dismissed former state governor Edo Adams Oshiomhole to support Victor Giadom as president. National Provisional Congress of all progressives, Sahara journalists can report with confidence.
Tinubu, a two-term governor of Lagos state, had wooed President Buhari and the clique, a group of power brokers at Villa Aso Rock led by the late chief of staff, Abba Kyari, in hopes of holding on to The APC Presidency Ticket arrives in 2023.
Tinubu had strategically imposed his loyalist, Oshiomhole, a former leader of the Nigerian workers' movement, as president of the APC in the hope that it would pave the way for him to obtain the APC ticket for the 2023 presidential election.
Tinubu was also convinced that by giving up his loyalty to President Buhari and the conspirator, he could lend favor to the northern parts of Nigeria over his presidential ambition. However, Tinubu's hope of becoming president was abandoned on Wednesday when Buhari rejected Tinubu-Oshiomole's political structure in the PCA. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
In a mocking statement released on Twitter on Wednesday, Buhari Mallam's Chief Special Assistant for Media and Advertising Garba Shehu said: "The President has received very convincing advice on the position of the law regarding the situation at the game." and ruled that the law was on the side of Victor Giadom as interim national president.
"Since he will always act in accordance with the law, the President will participate in the virtual meeting that Giadom convened tomorrow afternoon.
"We urge the media to stop promoting invented controversy and stop giving mischievous interpretations of the law on the matter.
"In addition to the President, we hope that our governors and leaders of the National Assembly will participate in the Giadom meeting."
Sahara journalists only collected that Tinubu made frenzied efforts to visit President Buhari at Villa Aso on Tuesday without luck. Sources said Tinubu telephoned the president through the president's personal secretary, Yusuf 'Tunde' Sabiu, to book an appointment to see the president.
A source said that a plane was speeding at Lagos airport to transport the "national leader" to Abuja at the time.
However, Yusuf did not allow the telephone conversation between Buhari and Tinubu to occur, making it impossible for the former Lagos state governor to go to Abuja to see the president.
The root of the division within the PCA concerns the election of the party candidate for the 2023 presidential election.
Sahara Sources from reporters revealed that Plateau state governor Simon Lalung, Jigawa state governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Ekiti state governor Kayode Fayemi, Kaduna state governor Nasir el-Rufai, Rotimi Akeredolu governor by the Ondo State and by Senator Ibikunle Amosun and by the Minister of Transport Rotimi Amaechi belongs to a common block that has sworn to embarrass and ridicule Tinubu's presidential ambition and to bury it permanently.
These politicians collaborated with the northern elite, who are close allies of President Buhari, such as Mamman Daura, APC North's deputy national vice president, Lawal Shuaibu, Yobe governor, Mai Mala Buni, former minister of foreign affairs, Baba Gana Kinigbe , Isa Funtua and Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, governor of Gombe, just to name a few.
In addition, Kebbi state governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu opposes Tinubu's appearance as APC presidential candidate.
Sources say that the political attack on Tinubu is aimed first at depriving him of his national influence, after which his political influence would also have been decimated in the state of Lagos, his fortress perceived similarly to the dethronement of Senator Bukola Saraki to Kwara. known by the name of "Otoge", which in Yoruba simply means "enough is enough".
Unfortunately, only a few people like Lagos state governor Jide Sanwoolu, Tinubu's cousin, Osboy state Gboyega Oyetola and Senator Omo Agege still support him.
Tinubu had definitely fought anyone who opposed his presidential ambition or showed interest in the 2023 presidency.
Recently, Rauf Aregbesola, a close ally of Tinubu and minister of the Buhari regime, lost the favor of Tinubu after the news leaked that Aregbosola could have contested the presidential election of 2023 as a presidential candidate for a non-politician. identified.
Tinubu immediately dissolved the Aregbesola groups in the state of Lagos, boasting that the former governor of Osun was his son and that the Lagos structure remains undivided.
Tinubu and Oshiomhole also made their way to imposing Abiola Ajimobi as vice president of APC Southwest.
However, Ajmobi fell ill and remained in a coma in a Lagos hospital.
Sahara journalists had reported exclusively about how Ajimobi's health was failing despite a series of medical treatments applied to save his life.
This development comes immediately after the bitter division that is also accumulating in Lagos APC, the fortress of Tinubu. Sources informed SaharaReporter that the late Senator of Lagos, Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo, also known as "Peperrito", was plunged into serious health problems, which led to his death because Tinubu turned his back on him and gave him more courage. to the president of Lagos, Mudashiru Obasa.
Sahara journalists had exclusively produced a series of investigative reports on Obasa's financial scandal. However, Obasa remains a strong ally of Tinubu.
Hope continues to decline day after day for Tinubu's presidential ambition.