Tinubu says he did not spend N33bn on Buhari’s elections – According to the former state governor, this is a fabrication against his person – Going further, Tinubu insists Nigerians elect Buhari
Following allegations that he claimed to have sponsored the elections of President Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu has denied the report. The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said he did not spend N35 billion on the in 2015 and 2019 as being claimed. According to a report, Tinubu was reported to have said this while having a discussion with Bisi Akande, former interim chairman of the
He was also reported to have accused the president of betraying him, The Cable reports. However, Tinubu in a statement by his spokesman, Tunde Rahman, Tinubu dismissed the claims.
Firstly, no one person elected President Buhari. He was elected by the generality of Nigerian electorate. Asiwaju Tinubu would not arrogate you himself the commendable decision taken by the people. Also, that outlandish claim only existed in the imagination of the authors of the story.
“Asiwaju rooted for President Buhari’s election and in 2015 and re-election in 2019 along with other right-thinking political leaders and teeming members of APC and Nigerians across the country. “He has no reason to regret the rightful decision or describe President Buhari as ‘ungrateful’. He remains steadfast in his support for the president and the programmes and policies of his administration as he has always been.