“Tinubu has tried his best but he is now weak and tired and should be allowed to go home and take a deserved rest while I urge the electorate to vote for Atiku Abubakar at next year’s poll, as the former vice-president is the only candidate that has got what it takes to turn around the fortunes of Nigeria.” “Rather than reveal how he would tackle insecurity, Tinubu called on Governor Nasir el-Rufai to answer the question on his behalf, noting that for clarity, the Kaduna governor recorded 1,192 civilian killings alone in 2021, almost leveling with that of war-torn Syria and therefore not qualified to speak on the issue.
In a statement on Tuesday titled: “2023: A Comedian Visits Chatham House” and signed by his media aide,Phrank Shaibu, Atiku said Tinubu’s performance at the event was embarrassing and disgraceful.
“Tinubu was pointedly asked about his profile and background, he started his story from his life at Chicago university, wondering why the former Lagos governor could not mention the primary and secondary schools he attended and why he deliberately left them out of his Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) form CF001.
Atiku said the Chatham House event would have been an opportunity forTinubuto redeem himself after he avoided the town hall organised by Arise Television and other media houses He, however, said the APC flagbearer fell short of Nigerians’ expectations and also failed to sell himself to voters at the public event.
“In the unfortunate event that he becomes president, Tinubu’s presidency will be run by a cabal pulling the strings from backstage.
“It is only in Africa that persons who are unfit for offices on account of ill health insist on holding offices even at the expense of the wellbeing of the economy and the citizenry.
The statement reads:“The disgraceful campaign of APC candidate, Bola Tinubu, reached its nadir at Chatham House in London, where he was expected to have sold himself.
“After reading his prepared speech for about 15 minutes, it was time for the question and answer session.
“Tinubu also could not respond to questions on healthcare and even the economy despite claiming to have developed Lagos..Read Full Story