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SocialMediaTrends: Why Tinubu called Obi his tenant & reactions trailing Prof Ikonne’s demise



Nigerians have been talking about Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s statement concerning one of his rivals at the 2023 Presidential polls, Peter Obi.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate said, during his campaign at Abia on Tuesday, that the electorates owed him votes.

The former Lagos state Governor, who is known to hail from Osun state, in his remark also dismissed Labour Party’s Obi as a “challenger,” calling him his “tenant” in Lagos.

While in Abia, Tinubu urged APC members and supporters to secure the party’s victory on February 25 and March 11.

The comment by Tinubu got people talking as many wondered why Obi being his tenant in Lagos meant that the Igbos in Abia owed him votes.

See how Nigerians are reacting:

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Prof Ikonne

Reactions are also trailing the announcement of the death of Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof Uche Ikonne, on Wednesday.

The demise of the gubernatorial candidate was announced in a statement by his son, Dr. Chikezie Uche-Ikonne.

Professor Ikonne, last seen in public in November 2022 after his public presentation as PDP governorship candidate at the Umuahia Township Stadium, was reported to have died at National Hospital Abuja after a brief illness.

Nigerians are talking about the sudden death while there is also a dispute over his successor.

See how Nigerians are reacting:

…By Hamsat Rashid

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