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General News of Thursday, 15 December 2022


Minna APC Presidential Rally: Tinubu rushed off stage due to health concerns? Campaign spokesman reacts

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has debunked the rumours that its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was rushed off the stage at his rally in Minna, Niger state, due to health concerns.

Bayo Onanuga, the director, Media and Publicity, APC Presidential Campaign Council, said this in a statement shared on Tinubu/Shettima's official campaign website.

Onanuga said Tinubu left the rally early on Wednesday, December 14, to attend to other programmes of the day.

According to the campaign spokesman, the crowd that turned up to welcome Tinubu at the rally was so massive that the former governor of Lagos state had to address them briefly.

The statement read in part: “The crowd was so huge that Tinubu spoke briefly to appreciate the supporters and identified the party candidates seeking elective positions.

“Contrary to the rumours that he was rushed off stage because of health concerns, Tinubu cut it short to attend to other programmes of the day.

“He commended the party supporters for coming out en masse to witness the flag off of the presidential campaign.”

According to the statement, Tinubu inaugurated his campaign office in Minna after leaving the rally. gathered that the office was donated by the Blueprint Newspaper Publisher and Chairman, Strategic Communications of the Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), Alhaji Mohammed Idris Malagi.