Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s failure to attend a city corridor assembly organized for the presidential candidates in Abuja sparked outrage on social media after he was noticed at a birthday celebration within the federal capital.

Tinubu was amongst 4 main presidential candidates He was beforehand scheduled to attend the city corridor organized by Come up TV and the Middle for Democracy and Growth (CDD), however was changed after he was unable to RSVP or ship a consultant.

The city corridor will probably be held within the convention corridor of the Transcorp Hilton Resort, Abuja.

However whereas the assembly was underway, images surfaced on social media exhibiting the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate attending Colonel Sani Bello’s (Rtd) eightieth birthday celebration on the Worldwide Convention Middle (ICC). ), Abuja, which is an 8-minute drive away. (4.7 km) to the Resort Transcorp.

The APC candidate’s transfer has drawn criticism from some Nigerians.

However reacting to the outrage in an announcement issued late Sunday, the Tinubu Presidential Marketing campaign Group gave three the reason why their candidate refused to honor their invitation to attend the city corridor assembly.

Festus Keyamo, spokesman for the marketing campaign, mentioned: “To start with, many Nigerian TV and radio stations have expressed an curiosity in internet hosting all these debates and, in deference to different TV and radio stations, our candidate is not going to make any appearances. selective on some strings whereas ignoring others. As President of Nigeria, by God’s Particular Grace, he intends to deal with all folks and companies pretty and equitably.

“Secondly, Asiwaju Tinubu’s busy and hectic marketing campaign schedules is not going to permit him to meet all of the invites from completely different TV and radio networks, therefore our determination that he not begin with one TV station after which ignore others.

“Third, our candidate had lengthy realized the significance of talking on to Nigerians and shortly after growing his Motion Plan as President, he launched into city corridor conferences, starting along with his interplay with the neighborhood. enterprise and different stakeholders in Kano, adopted by the city corridor assembly. and knowledgeable presentation final week in Lagos. Tomorrow, he’ll work together with Agro and Commodity Teams in Minna, Niger state.”

Keyamo added that, “Whereas we thank Come up TV for the invitation, we need to guarantee Nigerians that we are going to proceed to carry these dialogue teams and Nigerians in excessive regard. Nigerians will hear our candidate loud and clear by means of different boards.

“Lastly, out of deep respect for Nigerians, we urge all our occasion constructions and grassroots supporters to proceed to carry public conferences to coach Nigerians about our candidate’s Motion Plan, as we imagine a grassroots method to reaching Nigerians can even be useful. be deeper.”


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