Lagod - Former governor of Lagos State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu on Wednesday said the party’s presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari asked him to be his running mate in the 2015 presidential election, reports New Telegraph.
He said he turned down the request as a personal sacrifice for Nigeria.
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Tinubu, in a statement he personally signed, noted that he decided not to jostle for the vice-presidential slot because he believed that his position as the APC National Leader allows him to serve as a bridge builder across all divides.
He stated that he honourably declined the position so that he would not be seen as self-serving.
Read more at New Telegraph.
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