PHOTOS: Tinubu Visits Osinbajo In Abuja

The visit came about one day after Tinubu beat Osinbajo and others to clinch the APC presidential ticket. Credit: State House


The flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has visited Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at his Aguda residence in Abuja. 

He was accompanied by the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu among others.

Tinubu’s Thursday visit followed his emergence as the ruling party’s presidential candidate in the just-concluded special convention of the APC held at the Eagle Square in Abuja.


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Tinubu Beats Osinbajo, Amaechi, 11 Others To Win APC Presidential Primary

The former Lagos Governor defeated a former Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, Osinbajo, and others, to secure the APC ticket for next year’s general elections.

Since his victory,  congratulatory messages have continued to pour in from other contenders, state governors, party chieftains, and some members of the opposition.

Less than two days after Tinubu’s win, Vice President Osinbajo sent his congratulatory message to the former Lagos governor who is considered his political mentor.

“I congratulate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his victory at our party primaries and his emergence as the Presidential Candidate and Flagbearer of our great party, the APC for the forthcoming 2023 Presidential Elections,” he said in a statement in which he also lauded the APC chieftain’s sterling credentials.

“To all members of our great party, regardless of who you voted for at the primaries, we must now unite behind our Presidential Candidate and Flagbearer to ensure victory for our party in the 2023 elections,” Osinbajo added.

See photos from the visit below:

The visit came about one day after Tinubu beat Osinbajo and others to clinch the APC presidential ticket. Credit: State House
Credit: State House
Credit: State House

Jonathan Promises More Support To Delta State In Campaign Speech

campaignAs political campaigns continue with few days to Nigeria’s general elections, the People Democratic Party (PDP) has taken its campaign to Delta state in the south south region of the oil rich nation.

At the campaign venue on Wednesday, the presidential candidate of the PDP, President Goodluck Jonathan, promised that the state would encounter more support from his government in all areas of the economy if voted in.

The Delta State Government has asked schools to close down on Wednesday as President Goodluck Jonathan visits Asaba, the state capital, for the presidential campaign rally of the PDP.

The Commissioner for Information, Mr Chike Ogeah, confirmed that Wednesday had been declared a public holiday to enable citizens of the state to welcome President Jonathan.

The declaration of the public holiday came as the Goodluck Support Group said it would shut down the entire state to welcome the Peoples Democratic Party presidential campaign team to the state.

The national chairman of the party is confident that Deltans are in support of the Jonathan and Sambo bid. This is corroborated by the PDP governorship flag bearer in delta state.

The president, who spoke in an official language in the Niger delta, promised to improve the maritime sector in the state.

His wife, Patience Jonathan, wooed the women and youth to cast their votes for the PDP.

Music artistes and members of the Nollywood were also at the venue to throw their weight behind President Jonathan and his Vice for another term in office.

They say the entertainment sector had had 100 per cent improvement since the Jonathan administration kicked off.