The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 Presidential election, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Sunday received a rousing welcome from party members in Lagos.
DIPLOMATIC DIARY reports that thousands of supporters and leaders of the APC, stormed the Presidential Wing of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, to welcome Tinubu.
The former governor of Lagos State, is returning to his home state for the first time, after he clinched the APC presidential ticket.
Tinubu polled 1,271 votes at the presidential primary election of the APC held on June 8, defeating 13 other aspirants, to clinch the APC ticket for the 2023 presidential election..
Some APC leaders who received Tinubu at the airport, included imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma; Lagos Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat; APC Lagos state party Chairman, Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi; former Minister of Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro; party leaders, local government area chairmen across the state and traditional rulers among others
Traditional singers and dancers were also on ground for entertainment.