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Finally, Buhari Opens Up On What He Regard Tinubu As



President Muhammadu Buhari has debunked the rumour flying around that he and the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Senator Bola Tinubu had unresolved political differences.

In an announcement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President portrayed the reports as "unwarranted and devilish."

According to the SSA,  president Buhari feels rediculed by such utterances saying he(Buhari) had always keep in touch with Tinubu before, during and after the Ondo elections.

It is baseless to think the President and other members of the APC were working to make Tinubu irrelevant, he said.

According to the Punch, the presidential spokesman added that the President was impressed by Tinubu’s assurance not to work against the party in Ondo and he honoured his words.

He said Buhari regarded Tinubu as a priceless political asset to the party whose immeasurable contributions to the development and progress of the ruling party were known to all.

He advised those he called rumour-mongers to stop spreading the seeds of discord and animosity between the President and Tinubu or the party, adding that the President “is proud of the Jagaban and his pivotal role in the party.”

The statement partly read, “President Buhari commended Tinubu’s spirit of comradeship in  promptly congratulating Rotimi Akeredolu who was elected governor.

“The President also noted that at a time his administration is preoccupied with governance issues, rumours of divisions and alleged scheming within the party are counterproductive to internal unity and cohesion in APC.

“He appealed to the APC members and supporters to ignore rumours that could harm party unity.”

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