“Saying Osinbajo Is Forgiven Is an Insult, We Reject It”, VP’s Camp Declares

  • The Osinbajo Support Movement (OSM) just isn’t happy with the latest remark of the APC flagbearer Bola Ahmed Tinubu about Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
  • A media report was mentioned to have been making the rounds that Tinubu mentioned he had forgiven the Vice President for contesting in opposition to him through the major polls
  • The Vice President’s help group felt the narrative of Tinubu was unfair, insulting, and provocating to them

FCT, AbujaLess than 24 hours in the past, the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu declared that he had forgiven Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

However, the Osinbajo Support Movement (OSM) mentioned the remark by the APC stalwart was insulting and provocative to them.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Bola Tinubu have been each not too long ago pictured on the presidential villa collectively having a pleasant chit-chat. Photo: Yemi Osinbajo
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The help group made this recognized Thursday, October 27, by way of a press release made obtainable to Legit.ng by its nationwide coordinator Liberty Badmus.

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As contained within the assertion, the help group mentioned they might not be counted amongst those that had claimed to have pleaded on behalf of the Vice President in search of forgiveness within the sight of Tinubu.

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The group says it condemns an earlier publication by the Vanguard newspaper with the narrative that the help group who visited Kano to plead with Tinubu went on behalf of the help group of the Vice President.

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The OSM, in its assertion, mentioned that the help group talked about within the publication doesn’t communicate for them or others.

The OSM coordinator, Badmus mentioned:

“While the OSM welcomes the necessity for the APC flagbearer and different presidential aspirants to come back collectively, the group rejects using the phrase “forgiveness” and the implications hooked up to it.

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“We word similar to the flagbearer acknowledged that each the VP and himself have met at the very least twice since after the primaries, any try and take a revisionist perspective by insinuating that an offence had been dedicated as a result of a sitting VP determined to run for the Office of President is an unmitigated insult, fully pointless and such narratives must be completely discouraged.

“We recall {that a} assembly of APC Elders within the Southwest forward of the primaries the place the aspirants had resolved the difficulty concluding that every one the aspirants had the best to contest. It is the spirit of that assembly that ought to be maintained not a derogatory effort which undercuts the solidarity required to take each the flagbearer and the aspirants together with the VP ahead.”

Similarly, the OSM famous that amid all of the makes an attempt to belittle and undermine the pedigree and place of the Vice President, they won’t be sandwiched into shopping for into the self-serving agenda of one other camp.

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As contained within the assertion, the Vice President had suggested that his supporters have been free to help any candidate of their alternative.

The group mentioned:

“But nobody ought to nevertheless ridicule us and our principal by going to beg for forgiveness.”

Badmus additionally famous that:

“Nigeria runs a democratic democracy, and approves anybody inside the authorized ambit of our legal guidelines (structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the APC structure) to hunt to be elected for President and different elective places of work as so desired.

“For the umpteenth time, we state that His Excellency, the Vice President has not dedicated any crime or offended anybody by in search of to serve his nation within the capability of President.”

“We want to name on Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to face his marketing campaign and ignore parts who wish to wish to profit from him by recurrently invoking Osinbajo. Osinbajo has since moved on and he’s vigorously going through the duty of nation constructing for which he was elected Vice President.”

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New images from villa ministerial retreat present Osinbajo, Tinubu in non-public assembly

In a associated improvement, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the duo of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Bola Tinubu have been pictured collectively at the Presidential Villa.

Both have been seen collectively shortly after the top of the ministerial retreat held on Tuesday, October 18, on the state home.

Both have been rumoured to be in a heated rift within the build-up to the presidential primaries of the APC in June.

Source: Legit.ng


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