Tinubu takes election battle to Makkah

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress has ripped into opposition Peoples Democratic Party, describing it as‘saucy, distractive, and sufferig from election defeat trauma”.

Bola Tinubu spoke after an Iftar dinner meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

According to Tinubu,  Nigerians should not to be angry with the PDP, but assist them to overcome their “colossal defeat” in the February 2019 elections.

“Don’t blame them. They are handicapped by the traumatic feelings of the colossal loss of the election. You should help them to manage the trauma,” he added.

He urged all citizens to consider the enormity of challenges facing the nation, and support the President.

“The President worked hard and will continue to do so to ensure peace and stability in the country, which are important for the economy to make progress. These are the key pegs of his agenda. Let us all come together to support him,” he said.

Also at the dinner were Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar and Emir of Kazaure, Dr. Najib Hussaini Adamu, Nigerian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Justice Isa Dodo, Malam Mamman Daura, Malam Isma’ila Isa, Mr Wale Tinubu and Mr Hakeem P. Fahm, the Commissioner of Science and Technology, Lagos State.