Gist: Rauf Aregbesola denies 2023 presidential ambition, pledges loyalty to Tinubu

The minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has described the claims that he is nursing a presidential ambition in 2023 as false. He made the statement on Tuesday, June 9, when dismissing rumours that there was a disagreement between him and the APC leader, Bola Tinubu, The Nation reported.The minister said his loyalty to Tinubu is total and that his commitment to the APC leader is unwavering.

Similarly, Tunde Rahman, a spokesperson for Tinubu, described as false reports which claimed there was a disagreement between the APC leader and the minister.

He said the disbandment of all factional groups within the Lagos APC was not linked to a feud between the politicians.

Rahman explained that all factional groups within the Lagos APC were disbanded to promote discipline and unity within the party.

The spokesperson maintained that Tinubu and Aregbesola have never had disagreements.

He said Tinubu remains Aregbesola’s leader and that the latter was committed to the progressive ideology of the former.

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