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2023 Presidency: Tinubu To Return From London On October 3

 

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is expected to return to Nigeria from  London, the United Kingdom on Monday, October 3.

Naija News reported that Tinubu and his running mate, Kashim Shettima, had left the country on Saturday, September 24 ahead of the start of the electioneering campaigns.

The spokesperson for Tinubu-Shettima Presidential Campaign Council, Bayo Onanuga, confirmed that the duo went to London for vacation.

According to Onanuga, the APC presidential candidate and his running mate will be out of the country for a week to prepare for campaigns and will return to the country in the first week of October.

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He said: “He only took a week break for vacation.”

Onanuga also disclosed that Tinubu’s campaign would begin on October 8 and his policy document will be ready and unveiled before October 2.

However, Shettima, who has returned to the country, represented his principal at the signing of the peace accord by presidential candidates in the 2023 elections.

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Speaking with The Punch on Thursday, Onanuga said the former Governor of Lagos State would return to the country on Monday.

Onanuga also disclosed that the October 8 earlier slated for the inauguration of the campaign council was no longer feasible.

He pointed out that all campaign plans have been put on hold until Tinubu returns from his vacation either on Sunday or Monday.

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