The National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has described those calling Lagos-based politicians foreigners as “bunch of dunce and nitwits.”
Tinubu made this known at the rally organised by the party on Thursday in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, to flag-off campaign for the September 22 gubernatorial election in the state. He described the APC standard bearer, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola as a meticulous administrator, who knows his onions and was ready to take the state to greater height. “Oyetola is a reliable reformer, who has what it takes to govern the State; he has been an engine room of our group for a very long time, and decided to showcase his mettle in governance this time around.
“We are happy that he offered himself to serve and improve on the developmental drive of the present administration in the state. “That is why I say that those who are calling us foreigners (ajele) must have their heads examined, they are dunce and nitwits. “We are indeed happy to give you deep intellectuals and astute administrators in both the governorship candidate and his running mate. “The youths should be rest assured that they will not be ostracised in the scheme of things, I can guarantee them employment and quality life. “Oyetola is coming to liberate you”, he said.
Dignitaries at the rally include the former Governor of Lagos State, and National leader of the party, Bola Hammed Tinubu, the Chairman of APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomole, the Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, the Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, the Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi.
Others are, the former Interim Chairman of APC, Chief Bisi Akande, the former Governor of Ekiti State, Niyi Adebayo, the leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajamiamila, the former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC among others.