National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has returned to Nigeria.
Gistmeblog247 reports that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress APC and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed, arrived in Nigeria on Friday night, just some minutes before midnight.
He was received at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, by the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Tinubu has been in the United Kingdom since July recuperating from knee surgery.
He had received a stream of visitors, with President Muhammadu Buhari leading the charge.
Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria’s Governors Forum, Kayode Fayemi and his Ondo State counterpart, Rotimi Akeredolu, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun all visited Tinubu.
The house of representatives speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila and his deputy, Ahmed Wade, also visited Tinubu.
Senator representing Lagos West, Adeola Olamilekan Yayi also led some senators, Adelere Oriolowo (Osun West), Micheal Opeyemi Bamidele (Ekiti Central), Sadiq Umar (Kwara North), Mohammed Sanni (Niger East) and Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru (Lagos East) all visited Tinubu.
Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, his son, Muhammad; two lawmakers- Kabiru Alhassan Rurum and Aminu Babba Dan’Agundi visited Tinubu.
The Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa and Rep. James Faleke (APC, Ikeja) visited Tinubu.
After Sanwo-Olu’s visit, a delegation of Lagos State government, comprising the Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat; Chief of Staff, Tayo Ayinde; Deputy Chief of Staff, Gboyega Soyannwo and Special Adviser on Education, Tokunbo Wahab was also there.
Former APC National Legal Adviser, Dr Muiz Banire (SAN), Adekunle Akanbi, National President of ALGON, Kolade Alabi and Lagos State secretary of the association, Rasaq Ajala, also visited him.
The Isolo LCDA Chairman in Lagos, Otunba Adebayo Olasoju, Lagos lawmakers – Temitope Adewale (Ifako-Ijaiye 1); Nureni Akinsanya (Mushin 1); Sylvester Ogunkelu (Epe 2); a delegation of the Governors’ Advisory Council (GAC) comprising Senator Anthony Adefuye, Mr Wale Edun and Mrs Idiat Adebule, a former deputy governor, had also visited him.
Also in London for Tinubu were four former governors, Senator Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara), Senator Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun) and Senator Kashim Shettima (Borno). Senator Abu Ibrahim and Hon Usman Zanna were also there.
The last visitors to Tinubu before his departure to Nigeria were members of the Northern Caucus in the House of Representatives led by Deputy Speaker Ahmed Wase.
The entourage was made up of 20 lawmakers, including the Majority Leader, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa; Chairman, House Committee on Rules and Business, Abubakar Fulata; Chairman, House Committee on the Army, Abdulrazak Namdas; Blessing Onuh (APC, Benue), daughter of former President of the Senate, David Mark; Sada Soli (APC, Katsina), Abubakar Lado Suleja (APC, Niger) and 13 others.
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