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Bola Tinubu Visits Lagos Monarch After Election Victory, Makes Fresh Promises to Nigerians



  • Bola Tinubu after his February 25, election victory, visited the Lagos monarch on Sunday, March 5, 2023
  • The president-elect stormed the Palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu to show gratitude for his support so far, during the polls and after
  • Tinubu, however, assured the good people of Nigeria that he would deliver on his campaign promises and would not fail them

President-elect Asíwájú Bola Tinubu visited Lagos on Sunday, March 5, and has promised not to disappoint Nigerians.

Tinubu in a homecoming arrived to a tumultuous welcome at the Presidential wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja.

He was received among others by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Chief of Staff Tayo Ayinde, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro and other top functionaries in Lagos.

Bola Tinubu, APC, Lagos state, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, 2023 election
President-Elect Tinubu visits Lagos state after election victory. Photo credit: Office of President-elect
Source: Facebook

The train then proceeded to the Iga-Iduganran Palace where the Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu, some other traditional rulers in the state and White Cap chiefs were already waiting.


Tinubu thanked those who stood by him

Addressing the modest crowd gathered inside the palace, Asíwájú likened the primaries and election he went through to a World Cup tournament while thanking God and the people for his eventual victory.

He said his message was one of gratitude, adding, however, that he would work assiduously for Nigeria from the get-go and would not disappoint the people.

Tinubu thanked Lagos monarch

In a statement sent to Legit.ng and signed by the Office of President-elect, Tunde Rahman on March 05, 2023, speaking in Yoruba, Tinubu specifically thanked Oba Akiolu and traditional rulers in the state for their prayers and support.

Oba Akiolu described the president-elect as a special breed “who is destined for leadership at the very top.”

Other traditional rulers gathered at the palace included Elegushi of Ikate-Elegushi Kingdom, Oba Saheed Elegushi, and Oniru of Iruland, Oba Omogbolahan Lawal.

Also at the palace were former Deputy Governor Femi Pedro, former Commissioner for Environment in Lagos, Muiz Banire, and the All Progressives Congress Woman Leader in the state, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas.

2023 election result: Nigerian lawyer tells Peter Obi, Atiku what to do after losing to Tinubu

A Nigerian lawyer and political analyst have reacted to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s victory.

In a chat with Legit.ng on Sunday, March 5th, Barrister A.D. Rotimi George Esq., a member of the National Executive Council of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), speaks extensively on All Progressives Congress (APC) flagbearer, Tinubu’s emergence and what the law says.

He said:

“Let me also add that In a democracy; painful realities do exist. Often, the wish of the majority may not be the true reflection of their yearnings and aspirations. Even at that; we must be seen to channel our grievances appropriately and of course, within the ambit of the law too.”

Full list of biggest winners of the 2023 presidential election

A lot went down in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly election, held on Saturday, February 25, 2023.

The election revealed that even the most prominent politicians could be defeated even in their territory.

While some of the politicians won, others lost their home base to opposition parties and even a party that is less than a year old, the Labour Party candidates in some states defeated candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the candidates of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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