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“Tinubu Said Campaigning In South-East Is ‘Waste Of Time And Money” – Lawal Lament

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A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal on Thursday, November 24, claimed that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu said campaigning in the South-East was a waste of time and resources during the party’s primaries.

“During the convention, he didn’t even allow us go the South-East,” Lawal stated on Channels Television’s Politics Today.

“He said it was a waste of time and money.” Lawal drops more points Lawal made the comment while analysing Mr Tinubu’s chances in the imminent February presidential polls, The Guardian added.

According to him, the APC candidate stands no chance of winning the election. Lawal has endorsed the Labour Party’s Peter Obi, although he is still a member of the APC. He broke off with Tinubu after the latter announced a Muslim as his running mate for the 2023 polls. Lawal and some other APC members had advocated for the appointment of a Northern Christian in order to balance the ticket.

Former presidential aide Reno Omokri has reacted to the recent endorsement of Labour Party flagbearer Peter Obi by former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

In a post shared on his Twitter page on Friday, November 25, tableshaker said Lawal who is not in support of the ruling All Progressives Congress Muslim-Muslim ticket is endorsing Obi on Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s instruction.

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Atiku’s strong supporter Omokri, added that Lawal’s endorsement of Obi was also a move by Tinubu to dilute PDP flagbearer’s vote in the north come 2023.

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