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Sokoto Rerun: Tinubu Denies Assembly With INEC Chairman



9035298_images48_jpeg_jpeg2f05b9c333d1f49ddf88bd372e483853 Sokoto Rerun: Tinubu Denies Assembly With INEC Chairman

The Nationwide Chief of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has debunked rumours of his alleged assembly with the Nationwide Chairman of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.

In line with a report by Each day Belief an organisation that referred to as itself the Sokoto State Coalition of PDP supporters, had alleged that Tinubu and different APC chieftains met with the INEC chairman to affect the election in favour of APC.

Different APC Chieftain accused of being within the assembly had been the Nationwide Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomole; Senator Adamu Aliero and Zamfara State Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari, met with Yakubu in an effort to affect the Sokoto State governorship rerun election in favour of APC.

Nevertheless, Tinubu Media Workplace yesterday, described the allegation as “determined untruth and not using a foundation actually.”

The assertion reads:

“Our consideration has been drawn to a partisan advertorial within the 21st March version of Each day Belief. This advertorial, positioned by a shadowy organisation calling itself the Sokoto State Coalition of PDP Supporters, bears the emblem of PDP Nationwide Youth League and is signed by one Engr. Haruna Usman Shagari.

“Titled “Inconclusive Gubernatorial Election: Sokoto Folks Warn Tinubu, Oshiomole, Yari, Bagudu and others,” the advert makes baseless allegations in opposition to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Nationwide Chief of All Progressives Congress (APC); Comrade Adams Oshiomole, Chairman of APC; Senator Adamu Aliero and Zamfara Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari.

“It falsely alleges that Asiwaju, together with the others, met the INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in an effort to affect the Sokoto State gubernatorial rerun election in favour of APC.

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“These allegations by a contrived PDP organ are determined untruths and not using a foundation actually.

“However they’re solely consistent with the delusional reactions of PDP to their devastating loss within the presidential elections.

“Your complete PDP hierarchy have been scared and leaping at their very own shadows because the election. They’ve been seeing phantom conspiracies and imaginary gatherings that make us wonder if they continue to be related to actuality.

“Most lately, they alleged that Asiwaju was bodily in Kano to govern elections there. They backed up this fraudulent allegation with images of Asiwaju and the Kano Governor taken final 12 months in Lagos.

“For therefore lengthy and so typically, they can not even get proper the whereabouts of 1 man. That they’ll’t even inform the reality in regards to the location of a single individual reveals that they’re incompetent to handle the complicated affairs of a complete state.

“It’s a matter of public document that Asiwaju has all the time been on the forefront of the wrestle for electoral reform; a wrestle that culminated within the institution of the Uwais Fee by late President Umaru Yar’adua.

“A distinguished member of that panel, Prof Attahiru Jega later turned the INEC Chairman and was capable of implement the far-reaching reforms which have enabled us to have the free and truthful elections that we witnessed in 2015 and now in 2019.

“If Asiwaju was such a distinguished supporter of electoral reforms, why would he now be amongst these making an attempt to subvert democracy?

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