Tinubu leaves for France, expected back in Nigeria ’shortly’
The presidential candidate and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has travelled out of the country.
He was said to have left early Monday morning after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
A statement by the Tinubu Media Office said he is off to Paris, France to hold some important meetings, adding that the APC standard bearer is expected back in the country shortly.
Before his departure, Tinubu attended the public presentation of a book titled “Mr. Speaker” and the launch of a legislative mentoring initiative in commemoration of the 60th birthday of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
On June 8, Tinubu emerged as the presidential candidate of the APC for the February 25, 2023 election at the party’s presidential primaries and national convention held at Eagle Square, Abuja.
He immediately embarked on a series of thank you and reconciliation visits to those who contested against him at the party’s primaries, including the seven aspirants who stepped down for him.
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