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Saturday, 6 December 2014

My relationship with Fashola is intact - Bola Tinubu writes

Below is a press statement from the office of former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu...
For a while now, I have noticed and read many published political stories on Lagos politics in particular and the personalities involved that are either concerted, unsubstantiated, pure conjectures or outright falsehood. In this instance, I reference a recent story ran by a major newspaper concerning my successor and me. There is no doubt political charlatans and enemies are at work fueling unnecessary rumour and insinuations and seeking to drive a wedge in an otherwise cordial and respectful political relationship. My relationship with Governor Fashola remains cordial both at the personal level and at the level of commitment to ensuring Lagos State remains on the path of political stability, growth and development.

Whether Governor Fashola had a specific candidate or not isn’t the issue here. What is important is to have a transparent process in the spirit of democracy to which we both subscribe.  We often debate, agree or  disagree. But when it comes to concluding on the interest of Lagos State, we are on the same page. The current situation and issues around the Lagos Gubernatorial primary are being overblown. What we have done is ensure that no one is denied his or her rights to participate and compete for any elective position. Such a disposition should not translate into anger and divisiveness of the party as it is being peddled. Conflicts and disagreements is part of every political process. The capacity to solve these conflicts in-house and not on the pages of newspaper is a tradition in Lagos.

We warn the people of Lagos state against speculative, self-serving stories aimed at destabilizing the party and its leadership. The media must be weary of accepting or publishing stories that seek to pursue a narrow political agenda. Rather, they should make their paper a platform for proper news dissemination and constructive analysis such that can help our country tackle the current security problem, create jobs.

While we appreciate, recognize and respect the right of every media house to publish any story, it is important not to be part of the feeding frenzy and not to mislead the unsuspecting public.

At my age and with my level of political experience, I am expected to seek for solutions, work for reconciliations and find a common ground where disagreements exist. That is what I have dedicated myself to in the larger interest of Lagos State and Nigeria at large. That is what Governor Babatunde Fashola and myself are about. That is what Lagos state deserves as Nigeria’s pacesetter in terms of democracy and development.

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

76 comments:

Unknown said...

Good News!!!!

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a journey of a thousand mile Begin's with T-FARE!!

Skillz said...

Politics has always been a great game.
That's your biz boss

APPLELIPX said...

Hian!!!
Political enemies associated to every fucking rumor..... boring pple

Harrie said...

So He says... We can't be so sure..
Cherrio

Unknown said...

Ok good 4 una but tinubu eeh....de fit use am for horror movie.

CELEB said...

Ok good!

jbankzE said...

Gud fr dem

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Anonymous said...

Yinmu...na dem sabi jhur


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Unknown said...

Both of you should put heads together as friends and ensure lagos is free from all bokoharam attacks oh Wether now or in 2015 hehehehehehhehehe.

Unknown said...

Not far from the truth.

Unknown said...

Fashola, I hail ooooo

One and Only Ada David Omobabalanu says so

Sugarvie said...

These politicians...#they all are just annoying!

Wölfe Media said...

Jagaban has spoken. Pay homage you folks. I just respect this mans history and character a lot

elovi said...

That's cool nicey

Unknown said...

Ok
I will keep saying this....No one is qualify to be a Vice President under APC party except Gov. Raji fashola.
He's a medium of change that we need, a great leader to look up to....

#Commenting thru Glo 4G LTE

elovi said...

Let it be intact ooo

Unknown said...

Ok politician we hear

Anonymous said...

Nan dem sabi....@funmimy {tracyx25@gmail.com

Barbie said...

Not my ish.

Unknown said...

Abeg who ask diz drug dealer?

Unknown said...

Owuya. Politics .

TM said...

Politics

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Unknown said...

politics not my business

linda ikeji's boo said...

not intact ke.kasala won burst be that

Anonymous said...

Good for em.....ologunifemidolapo@yahoo.com

Nonny said...

Good to hear dat

Anonymous said...

time will tell whether u have good rapour with fashola, pple will know in the future. whether u are not okayed with him or u are okayed all are politics.

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Anonymous said...

Good




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Anonymous said...

We know




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Dr. Muzoic said...

We have heard

charlesome said...

I hear u

Anonymous said...

story story ooooo.......arm robber tinubu ...actin as if he will neva die greedy man ..wit toronto certificate ur cup will soon full tif.ole oloriburuku .

Unknown said...

politian speech

Unknown said...

Good response

AQO said...

Yinmu. Eyin le mo.


Jesus is Lord.

Unknown said...

Hmm naso dem go dey talk
#*karlishah*

Unknown said...

POLITICS THE GAME OF MIND......GOOD TO KNOW SIR!! «««REPORTING LIVE FROM PORT NOVIA»»»

Unknown said...

Super story, he's seeking to amend his bad name with good name of Fashola. The evil the men do lives after them. Change your ways and treat community right by stop stealing and demanding.

Unknown said...

Lagos state is bola tinubu private estate,so no man not even fashola can change that fact.


ORACLE SAYS SO

Eugenia said...

Nice one baba. That's if it's true.

Unknown said...

Thy ey are politicians
They are a bunch of ...
Okeyspeaks

Unknown said...

What type of movie re u good for? Jux open ur mouth nd Iet anything drop. Don't Iet the deviI use U, aII for 2seconds fame on a sociaI medium

Atobatele said...

I knew its a mere rumour

Unknown said...

See there head lik coconut

Unknown said...

Na their own wahala b dat

Unknown said...

good for them..naija politics,no friend no foe...


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Anonymous said...

Bros Fash, your turn. You guys shouldn't play into the hands of those PDP criminals.

Unknown said...

Rubbish

øℓûwД¢øℓℓî₪§ said...

I hate nigerian politics. Everitin is frm enemies. Dont b decieved both PDP nd APC ar partners in the exploitation industry.

øℓûwД¢øℓℓî₪§ said...

I hate nigerian politics. Everitin is frm enemies. Dont b decieved both PDP nd APC ar partners in the exploitation industry.

Anonymous said...

Chai! Tinubu dey yarn sha. Good writing!! Not all those "they r ganging up against me talk" by uncle GEJ
. quite uncultured I might add.

Unknown said...

Mad ppl

snowflix said...

Noted sir! #onelovefromSnow#

Unknown said...

Gud for them

destinysweet said...

Hmmmmm, story for d godfather


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Lucasbalo said...

Have always maintained that all Nigeria politicians are worthless regardless of their party affiliations.

Unknown said...

Ok oh.. Noted!!!!

Unknown said...

Haha. Dat boss no fine sha.



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Unknown said...

a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said...
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No permanent enemy in politics....
*GLO BRING 3G TO KONTAGORA*
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***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

Unknown said...

All gud

Unknown said...

Dats their business

Unknown said...

What a way to kill a rumour aimed at causing conflicting issues withing the party.

Unknown said...

Fashola my personal person. Action man.

ary said...

Na una know!

Unknown said...

I have heard jagaban speak several times and he aint as eloquent as this. My thoughts sha.

NICK

eze malumba said...

At his age and level of experience in politics..... nice 1 boss

Unknown said...

I used to think that Lagosians are enlighten trolls until now. This dude is glaringly greedily doin his selfish ish n people r blindly hailin him. If u can't see it now, time will soon reveal that Tinubu is one of the most corrupt politician that ever liveth.

Unknown said...

Bia mary kay abi na mac powder its media and nt medium! U 4 use social large! Iru ekpo!

ogeee said...

I hear u sir

Unknown said...

Guy stop that may everybody fold dere hand till dey we kill us finish,use anything you have to shut out

Unknown said...

Gud 4 dem

Feyisetan said...

No permanent friend or enemy in politics

yemisi Z10 said...

Yimu.
Yemisi Z10 says so

Unknown said...

Cool

Anonymous said...

true talk tinubu is a criminal ....wounder what will happen after his death......lagosian will be put of boundage..

Unknown said...

politics.

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