I didn't described Buhari as a religious bigot – Tinubu (Read Details)


Bola Tinubu, has debunk the rumors that he is responsible for a viral quote describing President Muhammadu Buhari as a religious bigot and an agent of destabilization.

A content being shared across social media platforms, in 2003, where Tinubu the former governor of Lagos State and also the present National leader of APC, described Buhari as an agent of destabilization, ethnic bigot, and religious fanatic.

Nigerians President, Muhammadu Buhari, is an agent of destabilization, ethnic bigot, and religious fanatic who if given the chance would ensure the disintegration of the country. His ethnocentrism would jeopardize Nigeria’s national unity. read the quote.

Remember that in 2003, Buhari as once contested for the presidential post under the umbrella of All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) but he lost to former President Olusegun Obasanjo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). And during that period, Bola Tinubu, was seeking to be re-election as governor of Lagos state, under the platform of Alliance for Democracy (AD) and he won.

It was however disclosed via a statement released on Friday by, Tunde Rahman, Tinubu’s media adviser, who said the quote is fictitious, describing it as the handiwork of merchants of hate and fake news.

He said the former governor never made such a statement about Buhari, appealing to the public to ignore it.

Rahman challenged those behind it to mention where Tinubu made the remark.

The statement read below: This stuff has been going round and circulating as if it’s of a fact. It is not. It’s the handiwork of merchants of hate and fake news.

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