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‘Osinbajo Very Much Interested In Succeeding Buhari, Not Bothered About Tinubu’

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Following the presidential bid declaration by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, speculations have emerged in some quarters claiming Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will drop out of the race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.

But an aide to the Vice President has now stated that Tinubu’s Ambition will not deter the Senior Advocate of Nigeria from contesting in 2023.

Recall that Tinubu, a former Lagos State governor and Osinbajo’s benefactor, had Monday declared his intention to pursue his ‘life-long ambition’ of becoming President.

He had told State House correspondents after meeting with Buhari that nothing ‘stops a kingmaker from becoming king’, adding that he is still consulting widely with stakeholders.

Written by: Ayomide Ayodele

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