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2023: Why PDP is citing allegations towards Tinubu — Onanuga

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He stated that the PDP had realised that Tinubu’s certain victory within the February 25, 2023 presidential election was inevitable.

Onanuga was reacting to a latest allegation towards Tinubu by Mr Phrank Shaibu, the Particular Media Assistant to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate.

“In one other puerile transfer, Shuaibu challenged our candidate (Tinubu) to offer his full identify and went on a journey of fantasy about his early training and parentage,” Onanuga famous

He stated such issues had already been thrown into the dustbin many years in the past.

Onanuga added that the APC PCC was, nevertheless, not shocked that the determined Atiku Camp, confronted with mounting setbacks in its marketing campaign, would interact in one other spherical of mudslinging.

This, he stated, was particularly after it didn’t make any capital over its amplified allegation of drug dealings towards the APC presidential candidate.

“This newest allegation, we should say, is one other try at shadow boxing, Onanuga acknowledged.

He added that having failed to tug the wool over the eyes of Nigerians on its 16 years of “notorious governance“ , the PDP had simply woken as much as realise that Tinubu’s victory within the Feb. 25,2023 presidential election was inevitable.

“It’s this that had led to the determined resort to character assassination and innuendoes,” the APC PCC Director of Media and Publicity stated.

Onanuga stated that if solely the PDP would return to its information, it might have realised that the identical marketing campaign of reckless calumny was its inventory in commerce within the governorship campaigns in Lagos State in 2003.

He stated this had additionally been a topic of investigation by the Lagos State Home of Meeting.

He recalled that within the 2003 elections, the plenty in Lagos voted towards the PDP for its malicious marketing campaign and rejected it on the polls.

Onanuga stated it was unlucky that the PDP and its presidential candidate had chosen to revive a lifeless allegation, figuring out that the approaching election was once more slipping away.

“We, nevertheless, sympathise with Atiku and his mudslinging brokers, we all know why they’re lashing on each straw accessible. They’re seized with concern that the election is as soon as once more misplaced.

“With the large turnout of the Nigerians to welcome Tinubu in Kaduna, Minna, Abuja and different components of the nation within the final one week, it’s apparent that they’re working after a prepare that has left the station.

“The (Nigerian) structure may be very clear on the rights of a citizen to contest for president, our candidate has fulfilled these situations.

“The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), the neutral umpire, has affirmed that he’s certified to run.

“However the PDP and Atiku are completely confused and in critical disarray and working spherical in circus like a barber’s chair searching for what just isn’t misplaced,” Onanuga stated.

He stated {that a} accountable get together ought to have taken the cue from its losses.

He stated within the final two weeks, no fewer than six circumstances filed by proxies of the PDP on these similar frivolous allegations had been thrown out by the courts.

“But like a fly that insists on being buried with the corpse, the media handlers of the PDP want to flog a lifeless horse.

“The over 93 million registered voters, who will vote within the 2023 elections, have the mind to decide on who they need as president.

“That man is Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Sure, that’s his identify.

“The PDP ought to await its day of judgment fairly than interact on this obscurantist, diversionary sport, a sport that shall be decided by the Nigerian plenty,“ Onanuga stated.