How the 'Godfather' of Lagos could shape Nigeria's government

April 22, 2015 11:15 AM

16 0

How the 'Godfather' of Lagos could shape Nigeria's government

LAGOS (Reuters) - "I am a talent hunter. I put talents in office, I help them," says former Lagos state governor and opposition alliance leader Bola Tinubu, being quite open about his role as one of Nigeria's most powerful political godfathers.

"I use the best hand, the best brain, the best experience for the job," he told Reuters after voting this month in a governorship election in Nigeria's economic capital which, as expected, his hand picked candidate Akinwunmi Ambode won.

Also read: Former Cuomo Aide Joseph Percoco and Seven Others Plead Not Guilty to Corruption Charges

Read more

To category page

Loading...