The reason behind the absence of the former Governor of Lagos State and leading founder of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu from public engagements in the past few days.
A press statement was released yesterday by his media office;
Based on a previous sports injury on one of his knees and recent further aggravation on the knee from rigorous political and family related activities, he has been advised by his doctors, despite his persistent reluctance, that orthopedic surgery is necessary at this time.
The week of the 5th of August has been slated for the surgery. Governor Tinubu is expected to resume his normal political activities and public engagements following clearance from his doctors.