Richard Akinnola Congratulates Tinubu, Says He Is Proud Of Osinbajo

Former editor and respected human rights activist, Richard Akinnola who is a top campaigner of the Yemi Osinbajo Campaign Organisation’s has congratulated the former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, on his early lead and “presumed victory” at the ongoing All Progressives Congress presidential primary.

Tinubu emerged victorious with 1271 defeating his closest contenders, Rotimi Amaechi and Yemi Osinbajo.

Amaechi obtained 316 votes while Osinbajo polled 235.

Akinnola who has written many books on Nigeria’s history posted his congratulatory message on his Facebook page on Wednesday morning, Akinnola said though Tinubu was coasting him to victory, he had no regrets supporting Osinbajo.

He wrote, “Congratulations, Asiwaju Tinubu, the presumed winner of the primaries. In any contest, there must be a winner. However, I’m very proud of my choice of support in the person of Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

“I have no iota of regret over my support for him. It was a privilege to play a pivotal role for him during the process.

“I would gladly do it over and over again. It’s a matter of conviction. And for all our supporters and other volunteers who worked assiduously, day and night on the PYO project, God bless you all.

I’m so proud of all of you. As l often say, God rules in the affairs of men and He has a purpose for what just happened.

Understandably, many of you are dispirited and downcast but do not let your heart be troubled. There must be a reason God allowed this.

“It may not be manifest to us now but later as He is all-knowing. I’m unfazed, unbowed and VERY PROUD of PYO. Our supporters, abeg, make una shake it off. No be say person die😂Life goes on. No yawa.”

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