Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressive Alliance, APC, became emotional at an event organised by associates to thank God for his safe return to the country.
The event which was hosted by Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, also witnessed a prayer session which was deeply appreciated by the APC leader.
Tinubu while speaking at the event on Sunday October 10, thanked God and indeed Nigerians for praying fervently for him.
The event was his first public appearance since his return from the UK on Friday night after three-months during when he reportedly underwent surgery on his right knee.
Tinubu, in his remarks said that what God expects from anyone he gives power to is that such a person uses the power for humanity adding that the prayer event was an emotional one for him; being overwhelmed by good wishes from Nigerians while he was away.
According to him, all prayers showered on him are taken as valuable compliments.
Continuing he said, “I am a little emotional now but I am happy. God is the giver of life and the only one who can take life.
”And He (God) says, if I grant you power and the privilege in this life; I am the only one who can take it from you if you don’t use it in the way and manner that promotes humanity. It is the same God that has spared us till today and has given us the privilege that I give glory to because I am standing before you hale, hearty and well
”Today is a day of joy for me, having fixed today for this great event. We are here giving praises to God. May God bless all of you in attendance. I am grateful. I cannot say more than that today. Thank you all,” .