The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubuattacked his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Atiku Abubakaraccusing him of always running for president.
Tinubu noted that Atiku has been trying to occupy the number one political office in Nigeria for many years, first in 1993 and then in 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019.
All these attempts failed to yield results. And Tinubu said he has had enough of Atiku’s endless attempts at the presidency. He also explained that Atiku should be tired of running.
- “While I’m standing in front of you, there are only a few of us running. One says he is Atiku; how many times has he been running? He is always running and tired, tell him to go and sit down. enough,” he said.
Obi Swipe: Tinubu, who made these remarks while addressing the APC Presidential Candidate Meeting with Niger Delta Stakeholders in Gbaramatu, Delta State on Friday, also took a swipe at Peter Obi. According to him, it is a misfortune if he mentions Obi’s name.
- “One, he thinks that we are going to chop statistics. He lies in arithmetic that no Indian can solve. The mention of his name is a disgrace even to me. I will not mention the name. Wrong arithmetic, wrong statistics, warehouse economy,” he said, referring to Peter Obi.
His plans for Deltans: He spoke in Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Oboro-Gbaraun II (Aketekpe, Agadagba), on his plans for the Gbaramatu community. He said:
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- “Kabiyesi, Your Royal Highness, when I stood before you, only a few of us were left running. One said he was Atiku. How many times has he run? He was always running and tired. Tell him to walk and sit.
- “Kabiyesi, Your King, it is a pleasure to find one of my own blood part in you from Badagry. So, what else do you need? You need honesty; you need someone who knows The road is here. That’s me.
- “Our brothers here, we will welcome them for the development of the area, the community of Gbaramatu, and other associated communities – economic development, development, jobs for our youth, a you are promised tomorrow for sure.
- “A renewed hope is here before you. And I promise, with the support of God in my group that you will live long, you will live with prosperity.”