Osinbajo’s declaration for presidency, a monumental betrayal – Joe Igbokwe

 A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Joe Igbokwe, on Tuesday, faulted Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s declaration to contest the 2023 Presidency.

Igbokwe described Osinbajo’s action as a “monumental betrayal.”

The Special Adviser for Drainage and Water Resources to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, disclosed this on his Facebook wall.

Igbokwe lamented that such an action showed a lack of loyalty to Tinubu.

“Is this how we will pay Asiwaju for helping to lift us up? This monumental betrayal has no part 2. I am totally diminished as a mortal, who understands very well the meaning and the power of loyalty”, Igbokwe wrote.

ALLNEWS NIGERIA  had reported Vice-president Osinbajo on Monday, joined the 2023 Presidential race, despite an earlier declaration by former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, whom many believed, is the Vice-president’s political godfather.

Osinbajo served eight years as Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State when Tinubu was the governor between 1999 and 2007.

Tinubu is widely believed to have nominated Osinbajo as the running mate to Muhammadu Buhari in December 2014.

Asked to comment on the declaration of his political godson (Vice President Yemi Osinbajo), the former Lagos state governor had on Monday, said: “I don’t have any son grown up enough to make such declaration.”

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