Rauf Aregbesola and Bola Tinubu
Rauf Aregbesola and Bola Tinubu

‘They’re already urinating on themselves,’ Aregbesola says at rally against Tinubu, Oyetola

NEWS DIGEST – The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola has thrown some subtle shade at the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress and former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu.

Speaking in the Oriade Local Government Area of Osun on Monday, Aregbesola while castigating Tinubu and Osun State incumbent Governor, he said, “Won ti n to ara” which is translated in English “they’re already urinating on themselves.”

The News Digest reports that this is coming days after Tinubu was seen in a viral video with suspected pee stains on his cloth during a visit to Awujale of Ijebuland in Ogun State.

Mr Aregbesola has been in a tug of war with his former chief of staff and successor, Gboyega Oyetola, accusing him and Mr Tinubu of conniving to destroy his legacy in Osun.

The 45-second video posted on Twitter Monday evening showed Mr Aregbesola castigating the ex-Lagos governor’s in the presence of his supporters at a rally in Osun earlier in the day.

In the video, Mr Aregbesola narrated how Mr Tinubu promised that Mr Oyetola would be a loyal successor, only for this not to turn out the case.

“Rauf, this is the person that will stand by you and support your work,” Mr Aregbesola recalled a conversation with Mr Tinubu prior to the 2018 governorship election in which he tapped Mr Oyetola to succeed him. “This is the person that will not make a mess of your glory.

“That was what the person (Mr Tinubu) who brought him (Mr Oyetola) to me told me. As I’m saying now, it will be hurting him that he said so. Has he done so?” Mr Aregbesola added.

Then, a faint voice from the crowd jeered: “Won ti n to ara!”

“Won ti n to ara!” Mr Aregbesola also chimed. Then the compere at the event re-echoed Mr Aregbesola’s “Won ti n to ara!” The refrain was in reference to the APC national leader’s disquieting outing in Ijebu Ode.

Mr Aregbesola said he was bent on scuttling Osun incumbent governor’s reelection bid just as Mr Tinubu had done to former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos.

According to the ex-Osun governor, Mr Tinubu orchestrated Mr Ambode’s failure to seek reelection, with the party against his second-term bid.

“That was how it was sometime in Lagos when a governor rejected by the party wanted to contest a second term. The party refused. It is the same today, and familiarity will not stop that from happening,” Mr Aregbesola said to a group of party faithful in Ijebu-Jesha ahead of the party’s primaries slated for Saturday ahead of the July 16 governorship election.

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