Bola Tinubu, the President-elect of Nigeria, has declared that he is ready to take on the responsibilities that come with being the country’s number one citizen. Tinubu made this statement upon his return to Nigeria after spending a month in Paris, France.
While he was away, there were reports suggesting that he was undergoing treatment for an undisclosed ailment. However, Tinubu dismissed those reports when he addressed his supporters who welcomed him at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja.
Tinubu affirmed that he is in good health, and he had been consulting and planning with a view to putting together a strong team to hit the ground running once he assumes office on May 29.
He further stated that he is glad to be back home and deeply humbled by the warm welcome he received on his return to Abuja. He expressed his appreciation to his supporters and promised to deliver a nation of renewed hope for all Nigerians.
The President-elect was accompanied by his wife, Senator Remi Tinubu, and son, Seyi Tinubu, and received by Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima, House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, Governors Simon Lalong (Plateau) and Abubakar Sani-Bello (Niger), and former Borno State Governor Ali Modu Sheriff.
Other dignitaries present included Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, Senator Abubakar Kyari, Barrister Emma Enekwu, Dr. Betta Edu, and several senators, representatives, and members of the dissolved Presidential Campaign Council.