Tinubu Reacts After Yoruba Nation Leader, Prof Akintoye Says Yorubas Won’t Vote For Him
Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), has responded to Professor Banji Akintoye, the motion’s organizer for Yoruba nation self-determination.
In advance of the 2023 presidential election, Akintoye has charged Tinubu with harboring a self-serving agenda. He continued by saying that Yoruba voters will not assist Tinubu since he would not care about them. The APC presidential contender responded by calling Akintoye’s comment nasty and unjustified.
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Speaking by means of the Director of Media and Publicity of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Bayo Onanuga, Tinubu vowed to withstand any try to derail his presidential marketing campaign. According to Tinubu, Akintoye’s remark was misplaced and divisive. The assertion reads, “Our consideration has been drawn to an unlucky, misdirected, misplaced and divisive assertion credited to Prof Banji Akintoye, during which his group threatened to drag the South West out of Nigeria
“We discover it fairly preposterous the Professor’s sweeping outlandish accusation that Bola Ahmed Tinubu is barely pursuing his PERSONA curiosity in working for the presidency of Nigeria. Such an announcement is malicious and unwarranted.
“It is pertinent to state that Tinubu is contesting for Nigeria’s presidency because of his readiness to render unflinching service to Nigerians and because of his abiding faith in a strong, united, and prosperous Nigeria where every man and woman, regardless of their ethnicity and religious beliefs, can be proud and prosperous.” He stated many of the points raised by Akintoye had been addressed in his Action Plan.