President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu paid a visit to the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu on Sunday, where he promised to work for the good of Nigerians.
Recall that Tinubu polled 8,794,726 to defeat Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar who polled 6,984,520 and third placed Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi who polled 6,101,533 votes.
Tinubu was announced winner and presented the certificate of return by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on the 1st of March, 2023.
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Tinubu was received at the airport by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Chief of Staff, Tayo Ayinde; former Lagos Deputy Governor, Femi Pedro; Senator Musiliu Obanikoro; former Commissioner for Environment in Lagos, Muiz Banire, and Women Leader in the state, Jumoke Okoya-Thomas.
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Sunday by the media adviser of president-elect, Tunde Rahman.
Rahman noted that shortly after his arrival, the delegation proceeded to the Iga-Iduganran palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, where the monarch and traditional white cap chiefs were waiting.
Addressing the modest crowd gathered inside the palace, TInubu reassured Nigerians that he would not disappoint them.
Reacting to the visit, Akiolu described the president-elect as a special breed “who is destined for leadership at the very top.”
Christian Conscience Group, a non-denominational group, urged the President-elect to address the hardship Nigerians are facing as soon as he is sworn-in on May 29th.
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The group highlighted basic necessities plaguing the country such as security, basic infrastructure, food and job for youths.
This was contained in a statement, titled, ‘Be A Father Of All, Group Tasks Asiwaju,’ and signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Tunji Oguntuase.
“Don’t be a winner-takes-all President, but form a government of inclusiveness where Nigerians will have sense of belonging.”
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