APC flagbearer, Bola Tinubu pays surprise visit to Osinbajo

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, visited the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

Asiwaju had earlier visited the President at his residence in the Presidential Villa and afterwards decided to make a surprise call on the VP. He was accompanied by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

At the time Asiwaju arrived, the VP was meeting with Senator Kabiru Gaya; former Defence Minister, Major General Dan Ali (retd), and other associates.

The VP received Tinubu alongside his other guests and they exchanged pleasantries.

At the APC presidential primary, which started on Tuesday and was rounded off on Wednesday, Tinubu garnered 1,271 votes to clinch the party’s presidential ticket.

The Chairman of the Convention Election Management Committee, Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State, at the Eagle Square, Abuja, announced that a former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, got 316 votes; Osinbajo, 235 votes; a former Minister of State for Education,  Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, one vote; Senator Rochas Okorocha and Pastor Tunde Bakare got zero vote each.