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Massive crowd awaits Tinubu’s return to Lagos after primaries

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 Thousands of APC supporters and leaders in Lagos State on Sunday stormed the Presidential Wing of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport Ikeja Lagos to welcome Sen Bola Tinubu The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Tinubu a former governor of Lagos State is returning to his home state for the first time after he clinched hellip
Massive crowd awaits Tinubu’s return to Lagos after primaries

NNN: Thousands of APC supporters and leaders in Lagos State on Sunday,   stormed the Presidential Wing of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, to welcome Sen. Bola Tinubu.

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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State, is returning to his home state for the first time after he clinched the APC presidential ticket.

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NAN recalls that Tinubu  defeated 13 other aspirants, including Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, to clinch the APC ticket for the 2023 presidential election.

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Tinubu, one of the national leaders of the ruling party, polled 1,271 votes to defeat his closest rival, former Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi who got 316 votes at the party’ s Special National Convention held from  June 6 to  8 in Abuja.

Meanwhile thousands of APC loyalists trooped out and gathered in various groups in and around the airport to receive their leader.

Some of the personalities waiting to receive the  former governor  at the  airport were  the Lagos Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, APC Lagos state party Chairman, Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi, former Minister of Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, party leaders, local government area chairmen across the state and traditional rulers among others

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