Chief Bode George's claim that the
national leader of All Progressives
Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,
apologized to him should be taken as the
meditations of a man in search of political
relevance, Mr. Sunday Dare, Media aide to
Tinubu, said yesterday.
Dare told Vanguard yesterday: "Bode
George takes himself too seriously. He is
in search of political relevance, which has
since deserted him."
George, leader of Peoples Democratic
Party, PDP, in Lagos State, was quoted in a
national weekly yesterday as claiming that
Tinubu had, last year at the burial of Alao
Ariseokola in Ibadan, apologized to him
for purportedly conspiring with others to
put him in jail.
He had been quoted as saying: "They
called Bola; he shook my hand and said
he was sorry. It was in public. Since then,
if we meet in public, we greet. But our
concepts of politics are different."
However, responding in a text message to
Vanguard last night, Dare said George's
claim "to seek political rehabilitation
through a bogus claim that Tinubu begged
him for forgiveness is unexpected of a
leader like him.
"Tinubu bears Bode George no ill feelings.
Although Bode George has used every
media interview to attack Tinubu, Tinubu
has hardly responded.
"The task of nation building, presently at
hand, is more urgent than this