Wednesday October 20, 2021 8:16 AM

There is no rift between Osinbajo, Tinubu- Ojudu

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Politiical Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, the Political has insisted there is no misunderstanding between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu.

He added that both Tinubu and Osinbajo are in the same political family.

Speaking in a statement on Monday, he noted that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has not given the go-ahead for any politicking.

He was reacting to reports and a live TV programme where “two persons supposedly representing Asiwaju Support Group and Osinbajo Support Group were pitched against each other.”

Ojudu said: “As a law abiding citizen, Osinbajo will not commence any act in this regard until INEC blows the whistle, and in any case the VP (Osinbajo) has not indicated interest in the 2023 elections.”

Ruling out any friction, Ojudu added: ”Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are members of the same party.

“Osinbajo regards Tinubu as a respected leader of a political family to which he belongs and will therefore, not for any reason endorse an endeavor that seeks to pitch them against each other.”

He issued those trying to foist a crack among APC’s leaders to desist, as “Osinbajo and Tinubu’s relationship dates way back and it shall continue to wax strong.”

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