Thursday August 11, 2022 12:56 AM

2023: Femi Otedola meets Tinubu in France, endorses his presidential ambition

Popular business tycoon, Femi Otedola, has paid a visited the Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in France on Tuesday.

The billionaire endorsed the former Governor of Lagos State to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.

Otedola through his verified Twitter handle, @realFemiOtedola, on Tuesday tweeted a picture he took with Tinubu, describing the former Lagos State governor as his “great friend.”

“I am always excited visiting my Great Friend Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu @officialABAT. May God grant him his heart’s desire in becoming the President of this great Nation,” he wrote.

The visit of the renowned billionaire  is coming a day after the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, also visited Tinubu in France and took a picture with him.

In his tweet, the Ogun State Govermors said he spent “quality time” with Tinubu to “discuss on numerous party and National issues.”

It was reported that the national leader of the ruling party  travelled to France last week after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday morning.

His press secretary, Tunde Rahman has not stated how long his principal  would be away, but said Tinubu was expected back in the country shortly.

“He is off to Paris, France to hold some important meetings,” Rahman said in a statement.

Before jetting out to France, Tinubu attended the public presentation of a book titled ‘Mr. Speaker’ and launch of legislative mentoring initiative in commemoration of the 60th birthday of the Speaker of House Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.

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