Crowd welcome Tinubu as he arrives in Lagos
The presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress(APC), and former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, arrived Lagos on Sunday exactly 12 days after winning the party’s presidential ticket for the 2023 general election.
A lot of party supporters and well-wishers were seen at the presidential Wing of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Ikeja, Lagos to welcome Sen. Tinubu.
He arrived with some of the party leaders, among him was governors of Kano and Imo States, Abdullahi Ganduje and Hope Uzodimma, and others.
APC members already planned a special welcome party for Mr Tinubu.
According to Bayo Onanuga, the spokesman for Tinubu’s Campaign Organisation, “Tinubu is indeed coming today. He will be hosted by the Lagos State Government and a reception is being arranged for him.”
“Members of the Lagos State Governance Advisory Committee issued a welcome statement, entitled, ‘Welcome Home: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’.
“Your resounding victory in the presidential primary of the party is a national endorsement, an eloquent testimony of your pan-Nigerian outlook and disposition.
“You were chosen for being a firm believer in the Nigerian project and a tireless advocate of the nation’s prosperity and the general well-being of all, regardless of creed, geography or background.
“Welcome back home, the visioner of a prosperous Lagos, the worthy flag bearer of our great party.”