Tinubu Once Told Me If He Puts Goat As Lagos Governor, It’ll Still Progress For 25 Years — Okupe

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Doyin Okupe

Doyin Okupe, former Director General of Obi-Datti presidential campaign organisation, says President Bola Ahmed Tinubu once boasted that even if he puts a goat in charge of Lagos State as Governor, it will still progress for the next 25 years.

He disclosed this on a Channels Television’s Politics Today on Thursday, saying Tinubu said this to him during a visit to his house years ago, before he became President.

According to him, the structures built by Tinubu in Lagos are responsible for the continued socio-economic development in the state, regardless of who Governor.

His words: “Let me tell you something I have not shared before. It is not even surprising. On the 21st of March, 2022, I was at that time running for President myself under PDP, if you remember.

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“I said if Bola Tinubu wins the primary, he will do well. And perhaps he would be the second-best person to me. That is what I said because I know the gentleman. I have not seen Bola Tinubu in seven years. Maybe I spoke to him on the telephone and that is all.

“One day in Bourdillon, on a Saturday morning, I drove by his house, and by strange coincidence, there was nobody in the house. It was just him.

“We spoke for three hours and that was the day I changed my mind about Tinubu. He told me and he showed me the master plan for Lagos. He said if we put a goat as Governor from now till the next 25 years, nothing but progress will happen to Lagos.”