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Atiku ran away to Dubai, I rescued him from Obasanjo – Tinubu

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The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has claimed he “rescued” the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), Atiku Abubakar from former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Abubakar, who served as vice-president beneath Obasanjo, had a working battle along with his former principal for years.

Each males reconciled forward of the 2019 normal election.

Nevertheless, Obasanjo has since thrown his weight behind Peter Obi of the Labour Occasion (LP) for this yr’s ballot.

Talking on Monday throughout a marketing campaign rally in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom, Tinubu mentioned: “I’m the one which rescued him from Obasanjo who wished to roast him like goat meat.

“He ran away to Dubai, and when the election got here once more, he (Atiku) got here for abdomen infrastructure. We rehabilitated him in Lagos and gave him a ticket however he wasted it and used it to gather cash.

“He confronted Obasanjo, confronted Buhari and failed. He failed with Jonathan. He failed in all his topics.”