Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, in a transient narration on his emergence as the running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari, has sparked some controversy, as he acknowledged that it used to be Rauf Aregbesola that suggested him of the event’s decision around 1am on December 18, 2014.
Osinbajo, who’s one among the presidential aspirants beneath the All Revolutionary Congress (APC) platform, within the reason appears to be like to be to bear made no level out of the role or in every other case of the veteran Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, in his replacement as the Vice Presidential candidate of APC.
This used to be made known by Osinbajo, while speaking when he hosted people of the State Home press corps to Iftar (Breaking of rapidly at some level of Ramadan) at his respectable space on Wednesday in Abuja.
Osinbajo who identified that he used to be deal surprised on the event’s decision acknowledged he used to be working on a case when he obtained the knowledge that he had been picked.
What the Vice President is announcing
Osinbajo used to be quoted by Top fee Events to bear acknowledged, “I used to be working on the case at Peniel Flats in Abuja on December 18, 2014, when at about 1: 00 am within the morning, I obtained a name from Rauf Aregbesola that they had been coming to Lagos to pick out me.
“I acknowledged I used to be in Abuja. He acknowledged ‘staunch since you’ve got got been nominated as the vice-presidential candidate’ and I acknowledged that’s the vogue you nominate people?”
Nigerians react to the vice president’s narration
This appears to be like to be to bear added to the loads of accounts of how Osinbajo secured the highly coveted vice-presidential slot, most of which revolve around his presumed political godfather and veteran boss, Bola Tinubu, who has also indicated an pastime in contesting the 2023 presidential election.
It’s widely believed that Tinubu conducted a most basic role in deciding on Osinbajo as Buhari’s running mate after which Aregbesola, a veteran shut ally till nowadays, of the National Leader of APC, used to be mandated to uncover the vice president.
Alternatively, Nigerians on social media bear expressed divergent views on the articulate by the vice president
A Twitter person Ninalowo acknowledged, “Aregbesola suggested me of my nomination as vice president in 2014 from a confused serial betrayer.”
Aregbesola suggested me of my Nomination as vice president in 2014 from a confused serial betrayal pic.twitter.com/VhzUw5UmrF
— Ninalowo (@Ninalowoazeez1) April 28, 2022
One more Twitter person, Shitter acknowledged are you able to factor in. Who used to be Aregbesola in 2014? Whose camp did he belong to? Can Aregbesola nomination stand if he used to be no longer the mouthpiece of Asiwaju if in any admire it’s like that?
Are you able to factor in. Who used to be Aregbesola in 2014? Whose camp did he belongs to? Can Aregbesola nomination stand if he used to be no longer the mouthpiece of ASIWAJU if in any admire, it’s like that? Alaimore eda pic.twitter.com/n6SvGJ2nRI
— Shitter (@Olallekann) April 28, 2022
Sir Ferdinand Rogers acknowledged “Bisi Akande, Aregbesola and Amosun are the sole motive Osinbajo used to be chosen by Buhari as VP. In Akande’s book, he narrated how Tinubu used to be furious with Buhari for refusing Muslim-Muslim candidate which would bear made him VP. Amosun satisfied Buhari about Prof.”
Abdallah Ayofe Olaniyi acknowledged, “I belief God almighty suggested you of it? Who till now used to be Aregbesola to Tinubu? Turn into it Aregbesola that nominated you?”
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a Twitter person by the title Popuolanews in his tweet submit acknowledged “factor in Osinbajo announcing that he’s no longer actual to somebody. For somebody to appoint you as VP then, don’t you understand you’re already a president.”
Aregbesola suggested me of my Nomination as vice president in 2014 from a confused serial betrayal
Cc. @ProfOsinbajo @raufaregbesola
Imagine Osinbajo announcing he’s no longer actual to somebody 🙆♂️
4 somebody to appoint you as VP then, don’t you understand you’re already a President!
— POPUOLANEWS (@popuolajr) April 28, 2022
Chukwudi tweeted “Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been pushed to the side.”
Osinbajo: I learnt I used to be Buhari’s running mate in 2014 thru Aregbesola
Me: BAT has been pushed to the side 😂😂😂
— Chukwudi 🀄 (@Blackjiggy45) April 28, 2022
A Twitter Dora I acknowledged “this man dey build me terror church, how will you talk this vogue. Abeg terror God microscopic.”
This man de build me terror church how will you talk this vogue abeg terror God microscopic
— Dora I (@__dorai) April 28, 2022
Adejames in his submit acknowledged “now I do know Aregbesola is within the succor of Osinbajo declaration, he desires to kind out Tinubu for obvious.”
Now I do know Aregbesola is within the succor of Osibajo declaration,he what to kind out Tinubu for obvious
— Adejames (@ademolajames512) April 28, 2022
One more Twitter person simply is named POMPIN in his submit acknowledged “watch out for those you interact to the tip with you.”
Beware of those that you interact to the tip with you
— P.O.M.P.I.N (@TheDJPompin) April 28, 2022
Sege of Lagos in his personal reaction eminent that this legend is no longer total. He requested Mr VP, “is it Senator Ibikunle Amosun or Aregbesola that nominated you?”
This legend is no longer total Mr VP. Is it @SIAmosun and @AregbeQuotes that nominated you
— Sege of Lagos🥰 (SHOLANKS WORLD). (@OluwasegunShol1) April 28, 2022