Bola Tinubu, an All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, said on Thursday, June 2 that he led the political battle that resulted in the election of Muhammadu Buhari as President in 2015.
While speaking to Ogun APC delegates before of the party’s primaries, the former Lagos governor also stated that he nominated Prof Yemi Osinbajo as Buhari’s running mate.
Tinubu, who made the assertion in the home state of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, one of his presidential contenders, said Buhari gave him a running mate ticket, but some factions rose up against him, stoking the embers of a Muslim-Muslim ticket.
He revealed that he had penciled in Yemi Kadoso, Wale Edun, and Yemi Osinbajo as possible candidates, but that he eventually settled on the Professor of Law.
According to Tinubu,
“You have not heard this from me before. This is the first place I am saying this.”
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