By Lucy Osuizigbo
All Progressives Congress National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday refuted rumours that he was in Kano and meddling in the state’s rescheduled elections.
Tinubu in a statement said he had not been in Kano at any point during the conduct of the elections.
A copy of the statement was made available to newsmen in Lagos by Tinubu’s Media Adviser, Mr Tunde Rahman.
He said that the picture of himself and Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano that was circulating in the media was taken in 2018 when the governor visited Lagos.
According to him, such rumours are harmful to the democracy Nigeria seeks to enshrine and goes against the progressive tradition that describes Kano’s politics.
“These desperate politicians stir resentment of others as a way to get the support of the people.
“They use lies and deception as their crutch, casting me as some type of one-man political…