APC chieftain Bola Tinubu slumps while attending the 11th edition of the annual Arewa House lecture series in Kaduna on Saturday, viral video shows.
The 68-year-old former governor of Lagos State was attending the lectures in what many believe is part of his moves to seek support for his 2023 presidential ambitions.
In a video clip that has since gone viral on social media, Tinubu can be seen walking slowly before temporarily slumping and staffers rushed to help the APC chief back on his feet.
Jagaban Himself at 11th Annual Arewa House Lecture, Kaduna. 😑
— Ayemojubar (@ayemojubar) March 27, 2021
Many Tweeps are comparing Tinubu’s slump to the American President’s last week’s fall. President Biden stumbled several times while running up the steps of Air Force One on Friday.
The 78-year-old commander-in-chief had his hand on the railing when he tripped twice before falling over the third time as he flew up the stairs of the idling aircraft at Joint Base Andrews.
However, some tweeps were more sympathetic to Tinubu’s plight, one wrote: ‘Jagaban will fall many times and still rise Afterall Joe Biden fell down and also rose.’
Another simply wrote: ‘He slipped, people should watch their mouth.’
Bola Tinubu is President Muhammadu Buhari’s ally, and many see him as a possible contender for the Nigerian presidency un the ruling APC in the general elections in 2023.