The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has denied alleged involvement in plans to form a new party stressing that his allegiance still belongs to the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC).
Tinubu disclosed his views via a series of tweets on his twitter handle @AsiwajuTinubu, on Monday, also denied links to the formation of a new party.
The party leader said he would not abandon the ruling party, which he laboured to build.
Tinubu noted that irrespective of mistakes that had been made, he remained committed to the “ideas that fuelled” the creation of the APC.
The former Lagos State governor added that he had devoted his life to building the party, stressing that the national purpose of the APC “is bigger than the desire of any individual.”
I have devoted my political life to achieve what has been achieved. My heart is too much of the people and my mind too fixed on establishing
— Bola Ahmed Tinubu (@AsiwajuTinubu) December 5, 2016
In one of the tweets, Tinubu said, “This is a party I laboured with others to build. We would not abandon it for another. Millions of Nigerians who voted are watching and praying.
“I have devoted my political life to achieving what has been achieved. My heart is too much for the people and my mind too fixed on establishing a positive historic legacy… rather than engage in destructive pettiness.”
I extend congratulations to Mr. Akeredolu SAN on the outcome of D election and for his perseverance and persistence in seeking that office
— Bola Ahmed Tinubu (@AsiwajuTinubu) November 27, 2016
He added, “This government, the APC, is for the betterment of the people and the national purpose is bigger and more important than any individual’s desires.
“In our journey to national betterment, plans and policies will be made, then amended. Mistakes will occur and then corrected…
“Achievements will be had and replicated. Through it all, I, Asiwaju will remain true to the progressive ideals that fuelled the creation of the APC.”