5.9k Share this

Posters describing the Vice-President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, as a betrayer, was on Friday sighted in some parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The poster which carried the photo of the VP looking away from the camera with two fingers across his cheek described him as “the Judas who betrayed his master” urging him to repent as Jesus was coming soon.
This may not be unconnected to the Vice President’s recent declaration to contest the 2023 presidential election.





“I am today, with utmost humility formally declaring my intention to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the platform of APC,” he had said in a post on his official Twitter page on Monday.
This elicited reactions of Nigerians who called Osinbajo as former governor of Lagos state and APC national leader, Bola Tinubu had indicated his interest to contest in the election.
 Osinbajo and Tinubu have a history as political associates.
Tinubu, as Lagos governor, had in 1999 appointed Osinbajo as Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of the state, a position the law professor held till 2007.
Osinbajo was a chieftain of the Lagos APC with his polling unit at Code 33, Unit 2 Victoria Garden City, Lagos.
Tinubu, on Monday, dismissed the declaration of his hitherto political godson, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, to contest for the 2023 presidential election, stressing that he did not have any son old enough to make such declaration.
Also, a chieftain of the APC Joe Igbokwe, advised presidential candidates in the party, including Osinbajo to “show respect and withdraw from the 2023 presidential race.”
Igbokwe, a former spokesperson for the APC in Lagos, in a post on his Facebook page on Sunday, advised politicians who are also members of the party who had been helped by the former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, to withdraw from the race.
Meanwhile, Osinbajo’s Chief Media Aide, Laolu Akande, announced that his principal is no longer a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Lagos State.

Source: saharareporters

5.9k Share this
You May Also Like

Nigerian Air Force Postpones Its Anniversary Celebration In Kano Over Explosion, Killings

The Nigerian Air Force has postponed its 2022 celebration billed to hold…

Prime Suspect In Deborah Samuel’s Murder Traced To Niger Republic, Interpol May Be Enlisted – Police Sources

Top operatives of the Sokoto State Police Command have revealed that one…

EXCLUSIVE: How Ruling APC Screening Committee Extorted Millions Of Naira From House Of Representatives’ Aspirants In Abuja Hotel Suite

Some House of Representatives aspirants contesting on the platform of the All…

Nigerian Police Must Ensure Justice For My Husband, Lynched By Mob – Wife Of Lagos Sound Engineer

Grace Bolu, the widow of Sunday-David Umoh, the 37-year-old sound engineer who…

Nigerian Police Confirm Killing Of Two Gunmen Enforcing Sit-at-home Order In Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command, on Monday, said its operatives neutralised two…

Top Lecturer At Nigerian Police Academy Justifies Killing Of Female Student, Deborah In Sokoto Over Alleged Blasphemy

A chief lecturer with the Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State, Dr…

Scarcity of Aviation Fuel: Airline Operators Announce Disruption, Cancelling Of Flights Operations In Nigeria

Airline operators have announced plans to disrupt scheduled flight operations over the…

God Will Avenge Murder Of Deborah Over Alleged Blasphemy, Destruction Awaits Her Killers—Christian Association In Abuja, 19 Northern States

The Christian Association of Nigeria (19 Northern States and Abuja) has expressed…