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‘Tinubu needs rest, not presidency’, Omokri says in aftermath of ex-gov’s outing in N/East –

Presidential Assistant Reno Omokri has suggested that All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu take a break instead of competing to become Nigerian President.

The former Lagos state governor vowed on Tuesday at the presidential flag-raising ceremony for the Kolmani complex in the northeast that if elected president next year, he would address Lake Chad.

While praising Buhari With a positive attitude towards the issues plaguing the country, Tinubu pledged to build on his achievements and refill Lake Chad.

He said: “Every time we discuss Buhari’s various regrets are the challenges of hunger and terrorism, you talk about Lake Chad. Let me assure you that if I am elected president, I will resupply Lake Chad. You often talk about Mambila and Electricity, what’s wrong with us”.

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The development has drawn mixed reactions from Nigerians, especially on social media platforms.

On Wednesday, Omokri mocked on Twitter what he said was Tinubu’s consistent gaffes while speaking at public rallies.

The PDP chief added that the ex-governor’s gaffe was a sign of cognitive decline.

He wrote: “How on earth do you refill Lake Chad? Do you plug the lake into a hydroelectric dam? First bulaba, now this. These speech lapses are symptoms of cognitive decline. Tinubu needs a break, and Not the Presidency. He should stop doing this to himself!”

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