Tinubu Funded Obi To Reduce Atiku Winning Chances—Akinwale

Tinubu Funded Obi To Reduce Atiku Winning Chances—Akinwale


The governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Oyo State, Tawfiq Akinwale, on Wednesday stated that the “President-elect” Bola Tinubu asked popular economist, Prof Pat Utomi to step down for Peter Obi in the buildup to the 2023 general elections.Continue Full Reading>>>


Akinwale made this revelation while he appeared as a guest on a radio program on 101.7 YES FM, Ibadan, Oyo State while alleging that Obi received campaign funds from Utomi, whom he described as Tinubu’s “son.” The LP aspirant, who spoke in Yoruba language, said “In the buildup to the 2023 elections, Obi who had purchased the nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), suddenly announced his exit from the party.Continue Full Reading>>>


“Initially, Pat Utomi had secured the LP’s presidential ticket, but when Peter Obi said he resigned from the PDP and joined the LP. Bola Tinubu, a master political strategist, quickly told Utomi, that everyone knows to be his son to step down for Obi. “The “president-elect” saw in Obi’s presidential bid, a good chance to reduce the winning chances of the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar.

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