May 29: Bode George Makes U-turn, To Work With Tinubu’s Presidency 

Barely two weeks to the inauguration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, People’s Democratic Party(PDP) chieftain and Labour Party(LP) apologist Chief Bode George may have jettisoned his earlier resolve to go on exile as he(George) had indicated interest to work with the incoming administration.
George, whose deep hatred and animosity against the President elect had made him to consider going on exile as last option hinted that , “Let me say there are no political differences between Tinubu and I. Justice Olorunnimbe is like a father, we respect our fathers in Lagos..
The former Deputy National Chairman of PDP  gave this indication after a team of Lagos stakeholders ,and leaders of the All Progressives Congress(APC) visited him for truce .
The elders appealed for his support and collaboration with the former Lagos State governor as he assumes office on May 29.
“When I got an invitation from Papa Olusi that he wanted to come and see me the first time, I told my friend who delivered the message that I should go and visit him and not the other way round. But Papa Olusi said he had to come and see and that it had to do with the situation in Lagos.
“This is the second time Papa Olusi is visiting. We had detailed discussions that bothered the unity of Lagos. I must say we re-established the fact that the culture of Lagos is to accept and accommodate other tribes.”
Reacting on working together with Tinubu, George said a divided house will be a defeated house, I have explained to Baba Olusi that there is no problem with working together.
“The kind of platform we are trying to have is for a unity of purpose in Lagos State, irrespective of party affiliations.
“On the bottom line, you are a Lagosian though we can have different political affiliations.
George cleared that he had had no battle with Tinubu, adding, “We have no battle, nothing personal between him and I.”
“What had happened has gone, vengeance is not mine but the almighty God. We will have differences, we will disagree but we must not be disagreeable.
Recall that George had overtime being a critic of the President-elect and in fact, threatened exile should Tinubu win the election and is sworn in as president of the country.

One thought on “May 29: Bode George Makes U-turn, To Work With Tinubu’s Presidency 

  1. Praise God at long last peace was given a chance.I thank Chief Oshodi too who stopped the imbroglio with President Tinubu in good time.

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