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From Tinubu to Keyamo, different Nigerian politicians relocate overseas

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Weeks after the 2023 basic elections, some Nigerian politicians have taken their trip abroad.

Within the build-up to the final election, politicians moved their conferences abroad, notably, the G5 Governors and Bola Tinubu.

From London to Paris, they left the shore of Nigeria to carry conferences.

Within the post-election, politicians are transferring abroad to “get relaxation” after an extended marketing campaign season, away from supporters and lobbyists looking for to get a bit of the brand new pie.

They ignored choices just like the Yankari Sport Reserve, Obudu Cattle Ranch and different locations throughout the nation.

A few of the politicians used the lesser Hajj in Saudi Arabia as a possibility to go away the nation.

DAILY POST had reported that one of many Speakership aspirants took his session to the holy land.

Muktar Betara, an aspirant for the place of Speaker held a gathering with members-elect in his bid for the place of Speaker of the Home.

At a degree, it felt as if anybody that issues within the political calculation was in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. President Muhammadu Buhari, President-Elect, Kashim Shettima and Femi Gbajabiamila have been all in Mecca on the similar time.

To underscore the difficulties in resting in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said that he could cross into Niger Republic if he isn’t allowed to relaxation in Daura after the Might 29 handover.

Nonetheless, some politicians should not utilizing the pilgrimage as an excuse, reasonably, they’re abroad taking a break from the ugly marketing campaign.

Bola Tinubu

The president-elect left Nigeria for over a month after the ugly campaigns and the presidential elections.

The previous Lagos State Governor is reportedly in Paris, the capital of France, amid stories that he’s getting medical consideration.

The president-elect was not in Nigeria for the supplementary elections, solely periodic statements from his media crew. Initially, his crew had introduced that he can be in Mecca for the lesser hajj, nevertheless, no proof to verify if he certainly stepped on the oil of Saudi Arabia.

Tinubu’s love for resting in Europe isn’t new, even throughout the marketing campaign, London and Paris have been mini-campaign headquarters throughout the election. Periodically, the hashtag “#WhereIsTinubu” was a significant pattern on social media, particularly Twitter.

Through the marketing campaign, Tinubu used lots of the abroad journeys to stimulate his base, particularly with the discharge of the Seven Seconds video the place he was doing a exercise on a motorbike.

Tinubu is predicted again within the nation earlier than the Might 29 inauguration.

Festus Keyamo

The Minister of Labour and Employment (State) and Spokesperson of the Bola Tinubu marketing campaign has been trending on social media for his trip within the US.

Keyamo tweeted an image of himself in entrance of his home within the US. Critics have taken the image of the Home as proof that the Senior Advocate of Nigeria has taken fingers into the cookie jar.

In response, Keyamo disclosed that the Home within the image is likely one of the least of the properties he has procured.

“Properly, for these haters, I’ve one other dangerous information for them: let me now disclose that of my complete actual property portfolio (each residence and overseas), that is in regards to the CHEAPEST of my a number of properties. Those that are VERY CLOSE to me over time know precisely what I’m speaking about. My flourishing and manned legislation Chambers (while I’m away on nationwide task) and my actual property investments are nonetheless much more financially worthwhile than serving my nation. Ours is a labour of affection to my nation. My Belongings Declaration is there for all to see. (Once more, that is verifiable),” he tweeted.

Gbenga Daniela

A former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, who’s the Senator-elect for Ogun East Senatorial District, can also be in Paris for vacation.

It’s unclear if the selection of Paris is related to the presence of Tinubu within the metropolis. In a latest tweet, Daniel stated his spouse steered town as an excellent place for trip after the vacation.

“After a gruelling however thrilling electioneering, my pricey spouse, Yeye Olufunke Daniel, and I made a decision to take a much-needed vacation in one of many world’s most lovely cities, Paris.

“This trip affords me the chance to reset and recharge, as we resume the duty of transferring our pricey nation Nigeria ahead,” he tweeted.

Salihu Mustapha

The senator-elect for Kwara Central senatorial district went to the UK for trip after the election.

Mr Mustapha survived the first election the place he defeated the incumbent, Ibrahim Oloriegbe. He additionally defeated former Minister of Sport, Bolaji Abdulahi of the PDP.

The senator-elect has additionally joined the clicks of Nigerian politicians that search relaxation outdoors the shore of Nigeria.

Umar Bago

The member of the Home of Representatives has been elected as Governor-elect for Niger State.

Bago first moved to Mecca for the lesser hajj and subsequently jetted out to an unnamed location to relaxation after the election.