– A video showing the moment Bola Ahmed Tinubu slumped has sparked huge reactions among Nigerians
– The accidental fall happened at the 11th annual Arewa House lectures series that held today in Kaduna
– Many dismissed the incident as an accident that could happen to anyone, others thought it put question marks on his rumored 2023 presidential ambition
An emerging video capturing when Bola Tinubu had an accidental fall has got many Nigerians talking.
The All Progressives Congress national leader and former governor of Lagos state Bola Ahmed Tinubu slumped had slumped at the 11th annual Arewa House Lecture that held today at the Arewa House Banquet Hall in Kaduna.
In the video shared by a Twitter user @emmaikumeh on the platform, Tinubu who chaired the event was moving across – behind the high table – flanked by participants and some security detail when the fall occurred.
It is not clear what necessitated the fall. He was quickly assisted by security detail who swung into action when they noticed it.
Watch the video here:
The trending clip which has been viewed over 19k times got huge traction among Nigerians on Twitter.
Many said the incident could happen to anyone, others thought it posed serious concerns on the state of his health ahead of the 2023 general elections he is rumored to contest in.
“A man already shaking like old standing fan still want to become a President like the dead wood we have today.”
“I think he merely stepped on his agbada while walking in, don’t be too quick to assume, please, If he had slumped, he would have been rushed to a hospital. But he stayed to deliver his speech.”
“Alhaji must have come in contact with debilitating agent in that reception. D other day his hands were shaking like DJ Jimmy Jatt in public. Maybe he ought 2 retire home & spend time convalenscing with wife & kids. Asiwaju, might fail but NOT fall. las las GOD no go shame us.”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that there was serious apprehension as Biden fell many times while climbing steps.
Daily Mail reported that Biden was boarding the aircraft at Joint Base Andrews just before noon for a flight to Atlanta when he stumbled.
It was not immediately clear what tripped Biden, but shortly after recovering, he dusted himself gave a salute at the top of the stairs before departing to meet with Asian American community leaders in the wake of the massage parlour massacre in Atlanta, Georgia.