BREAKING: Ailing Ex-Lagos Governor, Tinubu Quietly Returns To Nigeria From UK, Shuns Earlier Planned Fanfare

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu returned quietly to Nigeria on Friday after spending months abroad for medical care.

SaharaReporters had earlier reported his deliberate return to a “grand welcome” organised by his political associates

BREAKING: Ailing Ex-Lagos Governor, Tinubu Quietly Returns To Nigeria From UK, Shuns Earlier Planned Fanfare 2

However, resulting from his lack of ability to face the rigours of a bodily rally, the ex-Lagos governor quietly entered into the nation, shunning any fanfare.

SaharaReporters had reported {that a} grand welcome was being organized on the Nigeria Police College in Ikeja, Lagos for the politician.

However, high sources confirmed his ‘early’ return to SaharaReporters on Friday.

“Tinubu has quietly returned tonight. He returned quietly but can’t stand the rigours of a physical rally.

“He arrived on a Falcon jet with registration number CP-CBT. The tracking for the jet is blocked on aviation tracking platforms,” a supply disclosed.

It was additionally learnt that amongst these on the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos to satisfy Tinubu was the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

SaharaReporters additional learnt that the APC chieftain didn’t get down from his plane after his arrival.

“His passport was stamped from Quits Aviation but he departed from Evergreen hangar at the airport,” a supply mentioned.

Meanwhile, the APC in Lagos State had despatched out a round to its leaders throughout the state informing them that the Sunday welcome occasion being organised for Tinubu wouldn’t be held as earlier scheduled.

SaharaReporters learnt that the APC despatched the round, signed by Alhaji Tunde Balogun (APC State Chairman), and Alhaji Maroun Are (GAC Secretary) to the occasion leaders believably on the ward and native authorities ranges, with out giving a particular purpose for the change of plan.

SaharaReporters, nevertheless, gathered that the cancellation was because of the unique report revealed by this medium, which pressured them to abort it abruptly.

“They’ve cancelled the police college event meant to welcome Tinubu back to Nigeria. It was due to the exposé of the media report by SaharaReporters,” a high supply revealed.

In the round obtained by SaharaReporters on Friday, the APC leaders have been informed {that a} new association for welcoming Tinubu can be introduced later.

“Dear leader/GAC member, you are hereby informed of change in plans/arrival of our National Leader billed for Sunday. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the plans/arrival have been put on hold. A new plan/arrival will be unfolded soon. Sorry for any inconvenience this hold may have caused. Thank you,” the discover mentioned.

SaharaReporters had reported that Tinubu confirmed that he went by a difficult well being disaster, saying his “physiotherapy was gruesome.”

Tinubu mentioned this whereas addressing members of the House of Representatives northern caucus who visited him in London final Friday.

The former governor, who had been within the United Kingdom for the final three months since present process knee surgical procedure, informed the gathering, “Because of God and people like you, I am well. It is just the physio (physiotherapy) that is gruesome.”

Since his departure, Tinubu’s London house has develop into a mecca of kinds as he has been visited by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; Governors Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), and Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti).

SaharaReporters had additionally reported that Fayemi confirmed that Tinubu had surgical procedure not too long ago and he (Fayemi) was in London to point out solidarity with him.

The governor had mentioned, “He (Akeredolu) and I were in London together to see our leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, but it had absolutely nothing to do with 2023 presidential plans whatsoever. That’s not the reason why we went there.

“Asiwaju had just surgery; it is simply proper etiquette or behaviour both in the part of the country where I come from but also generally that when a friend and elder is undergoing health challenges, it would be improper on your part not to show solidarity and support.”

President Muhammadu Buhari additionally made a shock go to to Tinubu in London the place he was seen leaning on a strolling stick.

SaharaReporters had reported that Tinubu underwent knee surgical procedure on the John Hopkins University Hospital in Maryland, US.

The APC chieftain, it was learnt, left the US for the United Kingdom on crutches, a couple of days after the surgical procedure.

Sources near Tinubu informed SaharaReporters that he needed the surgical procedure in Paris, France however modified his plan after rumours of his dying unfold in Nigeria.

“Tinubu had his second surgery at John Hopkins University in Maryland recently. He was accompanied by a popular Nigerian doctor in Chicago. He had wanted the surgery in Paris but when rumour was rife about his death, he hurriedly left for Nigeria and went to John Hopkins,” one of many sources had mentioned.

“He left the US for the UK on crutches,” one other supply revealed.

SaharaReporters had on July 31 reported that Tinubu, who has had a number of medical journeys this 12 months alone, had surgical procedure about two weeks earlier and might be billed for an additional one.

The APC National Leader has been off official and occasion features within the nation for some time, amidst talks that he’s being positioned for the 2023 presidency to succeed the incumbent repressive regime of Buhari.

“Tinubu is hospitalised in Maryland, US. His health is failing. He couldn’t participate in launching his Arewa library, and he couldn’t participate in the Local Government Area elections last week. He could not attend today’s APC congress due to health reasons.

“He had a surgery last week,” an authoritative supply had disclosed.

A couple of days after the story, images of Tinubu internet hosting Sanwo-Olu in London surfaced the place the duo have been seen collectively in a room.

Reports had it that the assembly was held to place an finish to speculations surrounding the APC National Leader’s well being standing.

In January 2021, Tinubu was additionally reported to be in poor health and hospitalised in Paris, France.

Tinubu had earlier complained of exhaustion and travelled out to relaxation earlier than the information of his collapse went viral.

He was flown to Paris for medical consideration within the first week of January.

SaharaReporters had on June 15 reported that Tinubu was additionally in Paris, battling with some old-age ailment.

“Tinubu is in Paris, France for a medical checkup. His health is deteriorating. Old age and other stuff, but he still wants to be president. This could mean another medical tourism presidency for our country,” a high supply had revealed at the moment.

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