2019, Money Politics And PMB’s Sucker Punch — Leadership Newspaper

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Despite being the second in 2019, it was a busy week in the seat of power. Perhaps, this was because the campaign for the 2019 polls is already at its peak, and like cannons overcharged with double cracks, politicians are doubling efforts in their bid to garner votes.

So, it was the case with presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, who inaugurated his campaign council on Monday. The president caused a stir when he announced that his co-chairman, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, would take full charge of the campaigns. The remarks sent the media space on overdrive, with some political analysts claiming that the president may have outsourced his campaign to the former governor of Lagos State.

Different conspiracy theories struggled for attention in the media space. Some other analysts went as far as saying that Tinubu will represent the president in the presidential debates and will campaign in all the states on behalf of the president. But that…



Source: Leadership Newspaper