The Presidential Marketing campaign Council, PCC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has mentioned that the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, was partaking in diversionary techniques having come to phrases that its defeat was imminent within the February ballot.
Phrank Shaibu, a particular media assistant to the presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar, had in an announcement challenged the presidential candidate of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to make his actual title and early training recognized.
Nevertheless, the Director of Media and Publicity, Bayo Onanuga described the newest allegation as one other try at shadowboxing.
He mentioned if solely the PDP would return to its information, it will have realised that the identical reckless marketing campaign of calumny was its inventory in commerce within the governorship campaigns in Lagos State in 2003.
Onanuga famous that it had additionally been a topic of investigations by the Lagos State Home of Meeting, including that within the 2003 elections, the lots in Lagos punished the PDP for its malicious marketing campaign and rejected the social gathering massively on the polling cubicles.
He burdened that it was unlucky that the social gathering and its presidential candidate have chosen to revive a useless allegation, realizing that this election was once more slipping away.
Onanuga said: “In one other puerile transfer, Shuaibu challenged our candidate to present his full title and went on a journey of fantasy about his early training and parentage, issues already thrown into the dustbin many years in the past.
“We weren’t stunned that the determined Atiku camp, confronted with mounting setbacks in its marketing campaign, will interact in one other spherical of mudslinging after it did not make any capital over its amplified allegation of drug dealing in opposition to our candidate.”
Onanuga identified that with the large turnout of the Nigerian folks to welcome Tinubu in Kaduna, Minna, Abuja and different components of Nigeria within the final one week, it was apparent that they’re working after a prepare that has left the station.
Based on him, The Structure of the Republic could be very clear on the rights of a citizen to contest for president. “Our candidate has fulfilled these circumstances. The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), the neutral umpire, has affirmed that he’s certified to run,” he said.
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