Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has reportedly stated that the former Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is doing his best as leader of the South-West.
Akeredolu, who is also the Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum declared this
following a visit to Tinubu’s residence at Bourdillon in Ikoyi, Lagos on Tuesday, adding that the governors believe in the leadership of the APC chieftain.
According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Olatunde, “Arakunrin Akeredolu, who led his colleagues to the meeting, noted that Asiwaju Tinubu is not just the leader of the South-West but also the only national leader of the APC in the country.”
The statement read that, “He explained that they decided to pay the APC National leader a visit after the South-West Governors’ Forum meeting which took place earlier in Lagos.”
Akeredolu made it known, “We held the South-West Governors’ Forum meeting. After the meeting, we deemed it fit to come over and visit our leader who has returned home successfully and who is hale and hearty.”
He maintained, “The National leader of APC remains one. Most of us in the South-West believe in his leadership and it shows that he’s doing his best to lead us.”
Akeredolu noted, “He is not only the leader of the South-West but also the National leader of the APC in Nigeria. But we in the South-West first lay claim to him as our leader.”