Rauf Aregbesola, the minister of interior, had described the report that he attacked the presidential ambition of Bola Tinubu, the APC flagbearer
The minister disclosed that some persons have recruited groups of comedians to protest against non-existing issues to frustrate the reconciliation efforts between Tinubu and Aregbesola
In a statement, the minister expressed his determination to succeed in his ministerial job as well as the success of the APC in the 2023 election
The alleged attack on Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, by the minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has been described as fake news.
According to Vanguard, the attack was described as the imaginative creation of jittery politicians who have set out to malign the minister and create disaffection between him and his former boss.
Sola Fasure, the minister’s media adviser, disclosed this in a state titled: ‘Jittery Politicians Scared of Full Reconciliation’, on Wednesday, January 4.
Aregbesola dissociates self from alleged attack on Tinubu’s presidential ambition
The statement disclosed that a sinister plot is currently being coordinated to frustrate the reconciliation efforts that some notable individuals and key stakeholders are making.
Fasure alleged that the carrier of the fake news has hired a crowd of comedians to respond to a non-existing attack on the APC presidential candidate.
According to the statement, some known interest groups have continued to promote a narrative that Aregesola attacked or has once attacked Tinubu, saying the report is fake.
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The statement reads in part:
“We urge well-meaning Nigerians to be wary of the evil machinations of this cult of fifth columnists, whose sole business is to cause dissatisfaction, manufacture distractions and sow seeds of doubt”
It then concluded that the minister is focused on his ministerial job and is maximizing efforts to ensure that APC wins the 2023 presidential election.
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Umahi said he understands the implication of the continued detention of the 2 APC chieftains because of the electioneering season but believes Jesus is on his side.