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2023: Tinubu Is The One Mocking Nigerians – Aisha Yesufu

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Socio-political activist, Aisha Yesufu, on Saturday said that Bola Tinubu, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 election, is mocking Nigerians with his presidential bid.

The 70-year-old has attracted critics to himself ahead of the 2023 presidential election based on the controversies surrounding his age and health status.

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Some Nigerians claim the APC chieftain is older than 70 years and that his health is not good enough to manage the nation as he has gone for medical treatment in the United Kingdom (UK) frequently.

While people from the opposition like Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie; and a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani; have cautioned people against mocking Tinubu’s health, Yesufu stated that although she doesn’t advocate such character, Tinubu invited it.

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“Tinubu is the one that is mocking Nigeria,” she said in a video posted on YouTube.

“You cannot tell people not to talk on issues that will affect their lives, not only their lives, but their generation to come.

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“You cannot have someone who clearly does not have the capacity to lead Nigeria or any nation, coming out because of this sense of entitlement, ‘Emi lo kan’, and you expect Nigerians to keep quiet. He is the one that is mocking Nigeria.

“If he had put Nigeria first, he know he shouldn’t be running. But it’s a free world, everybody has the right to run, I know. The same way people have the right to point out things that are not working out well.

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“Yes, we all have ill-health. But you cannot use your ill-health to come and put a nation down.

“I have arthritis; there are times that I cannot even stand to pray. Imagine me now saying I must be the one to run a race in place of Tobi Amusan (Nigerian athlete), that’s exactly what is happening.

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“We know you shouldn’t mock someone with an illness, than when someone decides to mock a nation, definitely people are going to fight back.

“People just want to get to the Villa, and say ‘I too was president’, they don’t care about the people.

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“With what we have presently, Nigeria has gone through hell. To go and make it worst than that? No.”

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Why we can’t work with Obi— ADC presidential candidate

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The presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Dumebi Kachikwu, says his party will not go into alliance with Peter Obi of the Labour Party because he is considered to be a member of the ‘old order.’

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Mr Kachikwu stated this on Tuesday while appearing on “Politics Today,” a political Programme on Channels TV.

He stated that he considers Mr Obi to be a member of the old generation like the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.

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According to the presidential candidate, anyone that has held offices in the past is considered a member of the old guard.

Mr Obi served as the governor for Anambra State for eight years, and he is popular among the youth on social media.

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Mr Kachikwu also dismissed all polls that have put the LP candidate ahead in the race, describing them as cooked.

“There is no difference between a Peter Obi, Atiku Abubakar and Asiwaju; they are part of the old order. They are people who held offices—they are all the same.

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They have absolutely nothing to offer. There is no reason why we should come together for the purpose of power.

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi
“I believe that there are genuine Nigerians out there supporting Obi and there is an Obi Movement.

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Eight years ago, there was a movement for President Muhammadu Buhari by the same Nigerians.

“When people want change, anything that seems like change – until it dawns on them that they were probably scammed. I don’t think there is any difference between what happened then and what is happening now.

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Mr Kachikwu, who was recently suspended by the National Working Committee of his party, said there is an ongoing conversation between his party, African Action Congress (AAC) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP) on possible collaboration on sharing of resources.

He stated that the collaboration does not involve alignment at the poll.

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“Working together? It is possible because SDP, (Omoyele) Sowore (of AAC) — there are background conversations happening to see how we can cooperate, that we are able to share resources. No conversation about cooperating at the polls,” he said.

The presidential campaign officially commenced today (28 September) as provided in the timetable and schedule of activities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Yobe North: Machina Finally Speaks After Defeating Senate President ‘Lawan’ In Court

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Yobe North APC senatorial candidate, Bashir Sheriff Machina, has hailed the Federal High Court judgment that declared him as the authentic senatorial candidate of the APC describing it as a victory for justice.

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Machina, who reacted to the development through his media aide, Husaini Mohammed Isa in a statement made available to newsmen, also called on all his supporters and people of Yobe North to remain calm and law-abiding.

The APC chieftain, who declared the judgement as “no victor, no vanquished”, equally called for immediate reconciliation among the two groups that exist within the party in Yobe North.

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“I welcome the decision of the Judge of the Federal High Court, Damaturu. It is a victory that stands for justice. It is now time to set aside our differences and close ranks for the impending battle, the next war we must wage is the war for APC’s victory in the coming 2023 general elections”, he said.

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The senatorial candidate appreciated all his supporters for their fervent prayers and unflinching support saying, he will work hard if eventually elected as Senator to touch the lives of the constituents in many very positive ways.

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Mr Ibu Storms Jos For Peter Obi’s Rally After Endorsing Tinubu

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Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly called Mr Ibu, is currently trending on the microblogging platform, Twitter after he stormed the rally of Labour Party (LP) Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, in Jos.

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In 2021, Mr Ibu during a conference meeting with the theme, ‘South West Stands with Bola Tinubu’ openly endorsed the former Governor of Lagos, saying he has really impacted many people.

However, the comic actor surprised many Nigerians when he turned up for the campaign rally of Obi in Plateau State, today.

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Some of the videos shared online captured the moment Mr Ibu was called on stage as he prayed for the supporters of LP.

Many Nigerians reacted to the video saying the actor has allegedly collected money for the All Progressives Congress (APC) but has decided to follow his heart.

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@itzz_blitz1 WROTE: “Remembered when we told y’all on this app that those celebrities endorsing agbado are only interested in his money? Mr ibu been one of them attended Peter Obi’s campaign today in jos. Nigerians will show these politicians shege in 2023.”

@drpenking wrote: “Mr Ibu don chop APC money finish align with where his heart is. He just arrived the venue of Peter Obi’s reception in Jos”

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