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Presidential election: Why Osinbajo didn’t attend Tinubu’s marketing campaign rallies revealed

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Tuesday drew the curtain on his marketing campaign rally in Lagos State, with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo not attending any of them.

DAILY POST noticed that Osinbajo didn’t attend any of Tinubu’s presidential marketing campaign rallies throughout the nation.

This won’t be unconnected to their variations previous to the APC presidential primaries in 2022.

Osinbajo had endured a frosty relationship with Tinubu through the APC presidential primaries in 2022, as followers of the latter believed that the Vice President ought to have backed his political godfather.

In the course of the APC primaries, some staunch supporters of Tinubu had tagged Osinbajo a traitor, a betrayer and Judas, for daring to face in opposition to the previous Governor of Lagos State. https://dailypost.ng/2022/04/19/you-are-a-traitor-inside-the-ugly-war-between-tinubu-osinbajos-supporters/

One in every of such supporters, Joe Igbokwe, the Particular Adviser for Drainage and Water Assets to Governor Babajide Sanwo- Olu, subscribed to the notion of Osinbajo being a betrayer.

The Vice President, who hails from Ogun State, had labored because the Legal professional Common of Lagos State whereas Tinubu was governor.

Amid the alleged frosty relationship with Osinbajo, Tinubu has visited nearly all of the states of the nation for his presidential marketing campaign rallies.

Commenting on Osinbajo’s absence, the spokesman of the Tinubu/Shettima marketing campaign, Festus Keyamo, mentioned the Vice President’s absence was as a consequence of Buhari’s directive.

Talking with DAILY POST, Keyamo recalled issuing a press release the place Buhari directed Osinbajo and the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, to remain off APC presidential campaigns.

In line with Keyamo: “There was an official assertion the place the president directed Osinbajo and Boss Mustapha to remain off the marketing campaign and work whereas he campaigned for APC.

“We issued a press release to this impact final 12 months.”