Tinubu Dismisses Oba of Lagos Claims, Says There Was Never A Fight between Him And Fashola
Former Lagos State governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has dismissed the claims by the Oba of Lagos that for his intervention, the fight between him (Tinubu) and his successor, Babatunde Fashola would have grounded Lagos.
The Oba of Lagos had yesterday at the event put together to mark Gov. Babatunde Fashola’s 2900th day in office said he made several he recalled how Tinubu and Fashola were involved in a bitter quarrel in the past, and how it was he who had waded in and helped resolve it as it had the potential to disrupt the current administration and even affect the party’s chances in future election.
e said he stepped in and asked the two men to make peace and extracted commitments from both of them for the sake of Lagos. He also thanked Gov. Fashola for keeping to his own end of the bargain, while accusing some of those in the audience listening to him of having instigated the crisis and “created an industry in reporting to “Party A” what “Party B” had said about him and vice-versa.”
But Tinubu who took to his twitter handle Friday denied his claims.
He said that he and Fashola never had a fight but have had cause to disagree “over procedures in the past,” adding that any issue with Fashola was not major contrary to what the Oba said yesterday, and what several media houses reported about at the time.