A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Moshood Salvador, has said the health of the national leader of the party and presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, improved shortly after Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo declared his presidential ambition.
Salvador, however, said Osinbajo’s declaration to battle Asiwaju Tinubu for the party’s ticket is good for the political development of the country, Daily Trust reports.
It was gathered that he spoke with newsmen on the sidelines of his annual Ramadan lecture/zakat held at his Salvador towers Surulere Lagos on Sunday, April 17.
Salvador said there was nothing like a betrayal that Osinbajo is contesting against Tinubu, adding that it would rather deepen the democratic experience of Nigeria and especially Lagos state where he said there is hardly any democracy.
Salvador who is a leader of the Conscience Movement, a bloc within the APC, expressed grievances over the outcome of the congresses of the party at the ward, local government and state congresses where members where members of his group were allegedly sidelined.
He stated that he chaired the event where Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state recently declared his presidential intention because he was invited as a leader of the party, saying it has nothing to do with ethnicity.
On his part, a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Abayomi Nurain Mumuni has enjoined supporters of both the national leader of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo not to inherit enemies because of the duo.
The APC chieftain also advised supporters of the two politicians to desist from name-calling and inciting comments in the interest of the party.