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SocialMediaTrends: Nigerians squabble over Tinubu’s real age, drag Adesina over Buhari promises

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Social media users on Monday celebrated the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the occasion of his 69th birthday anniversary.

The one-time Governor of Lagos State received birthday messages from Twitter users as well as fellow politicians, who all hailed him as the ‘Jagaban of Lagos’ and a political ‘master strategists’.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on New Media, Ahmad Bashir also penned a heartfelt tribute to the ruling party’s leader, referring to him as a “visionary, progressive and a good friend” to the President.

Meanwhile, controversies over Tinubu’s actual age heightened on Twitter, as data from online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, put his age at 79, and not 69.

Many who agreed with Wikipedia’s data have called Tinubu’s acclaimed 69th his ‘football age’ and a strategy in line with his alleged 2023 presidential ambition.