Why They Say Remi Tinubu Controls Babajide Sanwo-Olu
Insiders insist that Remi Tinubu’s influence now overshadows that of the combined clout of Rauf Aregbesola, Bayo ‘’Pepper’’ Osinowo and their allies in determining who gets what in Lagos state.
‘’Particularly in the Government of Lagos state’’ a source stated.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is described as ‘’the candidate of Remi Tinubu’’.
Multiple sources confirmed that Sanwo-Olu was closer to Senator Remi Tinubu than Asiwaju Tinubu before he became Governor.
‘’Sanwo-Olu was always around Senator Tinubu back then’’ a source stated.
‘’The idea that Sanwo-Olu should take over from Ambode came from Remi Tinubu’’ societynow.ng learned.
Insiders insist that Senator Tinubu’s influence ballooned with former Commissioner Dele Alake – and his band of associates – aligning with her.
‘’Alake and his clique who were formerly sidelined by the Aregbesola camp joined forces with Remi Tinubu as a lesser stakeholder in the alignment that has now returned them to prominence within the Asiwaju political family’’ societynow.ng learned.
Societynow.ng learned this development has transformed Remi Tinubu into a major stakeholder in the government of Governor of Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Insiders disclosed that loyalists of Senator Tinubu are gradually populating the Sanwo-Olu administration as a result of this development.
‘’Senator Tinubu naturally has a lot of say in Sanwo-Olu’s government with the governor, and a growing numbers of appointees, beholden to her’’ societynow.ng gathered.