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Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, has explained his source of wealth and the claim that he receives money from the Lagos State Government coffers.

Tinubu told the BBC in a brief interview after his speech at Chatham House on Monday, December 5, 2022, that those who question his source of riches are envious of him.

He claims to be the most investigated and accused former governor, although no evidence has been uncovered against him.

Tinubu explained how he became wealthy by converting the value of the real estate he inherited into money.

“You’ve got to know how to analyse and how to ask questions, not in the accusatory format. Are they enemies of wealth? If they are not enemies of wealth, investments do yield.

“I have an example of Warren Buffet, one of the richest men in America and in the world. He started from stock buying and brokerages.

“I inherited great real estate; I turned the values around. I’m not denying my wealth, I was the most investigated, the most accused governor in the opposition for eight years, up to 2007 and since I left the office, I am still there, I have not taken any government appointment.”, he said.

The former Governor of Lagos State also denied the allegation that he takes a certain share of the revenue being generated in the state.

“Hey excuse me, share what? Have they proven it? IMF has investigated the record in Lagos. What is wrong with them? It is envy,” he retorted.

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