•Visitors’ Attendance Drops At Tinubu’s Residence.
• Task leaders to settle problem among members.
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, APC national leader, former Lagos State governor whom party members and loyalists to him calls indefatigable leader amidst crisis rocking APC in Lagos due to the forthcoming Local government election moved to London for reason best known to him.
However, the visitors who daily visit the Boundillion the Ikoyi residence of the National Leader dropped drastically since the former governor travelled to London, United Kingdom.
Our source who is conversant with the Ikoyi residence of the APC leader observed a low attendance of visitors especially those lobbying for endorsement in the forthcoming local government election in Lagos state.
Before the London trip, the abode of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was like Mecca as politicians from far and near daily paid courtesy visit to the APC national leader to get his endorsement.
Sources close to the lion of Bourdillion reveals that Tinubu might have travelled to London in other to stepdown the pressure that mounted daily from Local Government chairmanship aspirants and their patrons who were seeking his support.
However, a reliable source told The City Pulse News that Asiwaju has told party leaders and all concern officers to go back and settle scores with there members in other to have smooth election. In his words he said ‘ Asiwaju is a man of the people and will always support grassroots politics’. On the issue of imposition he said ‘ nothing like that, all qualified candidates must go through normal process of primaries and right there the party executives will decide on who they want, that is the only way to keep grassroots politics’.
When asked about doctored result from the primaries, he said that can only be possible if you have above 50% support but you can’t rig an election where you are not popular or accepted.
Meanwhile, there was anxiety at the party Secretariat and some certain quarters as the party suspends sales of forms to aspirants. Reason behind this is yet unknown to us.