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APC Saga: Tinubu’s “Plan B” as Osinbajo finally declares for 2023 Presidency

Bola Tinubu’s “Plan B” as Osinbajo finally declares for 2023 Presidency – APC saga

As the contest for All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential ticket tightens, former Lagos Governor, Bola Tinubu, might leave the party if he fails to clinch the ticket, reliable sources close to the APC national leader have confided in POLITICS NIGERIA.

This newspaper had reported the declaration of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo contained in a video clip that has been making the rounds on social media since the early hours of Monday.

Osinbajo, after months of speculations, rumours and sponsored advertisement, opened up on his desire to succeed his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2023.

believe that the very reason why the Almighty God gave me these experiences, these insights, and these opportunities, is that they must be put to the use of our country and its great peoples.

 

“Which is why I am today, with utmost humility, formally declaring my intention to run for the Office of the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, on the platform of our great party, the All Progressives Congress,” he said.

Osinbajo was a former Attorney General of Lagos state and Commissioner for Justice while Tinubu served as the state Governor and a pivotal member of the Tinubu’s dynasty. However, the controversial declaration, according to feelers in Bourdillon, has rattled Tinubu and the former Governor is making plans to exit the party should he lose at the primaries.

“Baba didn’t expect that Osinbajo would make the declaration at that time. Even though reports were getting to Tinubu about Osinbajo’s rumoured ambition, everyone here thought the whole publicity stunt would die down,” a source stated.

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