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BREAKING: Yakasai reveals the REAL reason Tinubu visited him

Alhaji Tanko Yakassai—A founding member of the Arewa Consultative Forum and elder statesman, has revealed the real reason why Bola Tinubu visited him at his residence in Abuja. Yakasai said that the ex-governor of Lagos was at his Abuja residence to solicit his support for his (Tinubu’s) presidential ambition in the next general elections.

Of recent, posters and billboards advertising the rumoured presidential bid of Tinubu, who was Lagos governor from May 1999 to May 2007, have been seen in major cities, including Lagos and Abuja. Yakassai who revealed he had earmarked two politicians to support for Presidency in 2023 has said that he would support the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s presidential bid in 2023.

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On the APC leader’s visit, the elder statesman said, “He (Tinubu) just came to visit me but actually I have two of them (presidential aspirants) that I have earmarked right from the beginning and I made a vow that anyone of them who came to ask for my support first is the person I would support. Tinubu is the first person.”
When asked whether Tinubu told him he would be contesting for President in 2021, Yakassai said, “He (Tinubu) did and he asked for my support.”

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