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Reason Tinubu Nominated Osinbajo As Buhari’s VP – VON DG Reveals

Osita Okechukwu, The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), has revealed why Bola Tinubu nominated Professor Yemi Osinbajo to be Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate in 2015. recalls that the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), and a faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) merged to form the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Speaking to newsmen on Thursday, Okechukwu said Bola Tinubu could not run with Buhari as it would have been a Muslim-Muslim ticket.

The VON DG also dismissed speculations of a succession pact between Buhari and Tinubu.

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Okechukwu said: “As a member of the defunct CPC, I never heard of such an agreement and most importantly Mr. President won’t, or better put, rarely enters into any formal or informal agreement with anybody. But he appreciates good deeds.

“All I know was that Asiwaju automatically could have been the Vice President if not for what lawyers will call force majeure. For our leadership warned against Muslim/Muslim tickets.

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“Our leadership then argued that the Abiola/Kingibe Muslim/Muslim ticket which worked in 1993 may not work in 2015, if Buhari/Tinubu both Muslims were to run, as the scenario differs. That was how Asiwaju nominated Professor Yemi Osinbajo, GCON as a replacement.”




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