National Leader of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has strongly denounced a report in The Sun newspaper that he is teeming up with Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to undermine the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Tinubu’s reaction titlteld “TINUBU REMAINS TRUE TO THE APC VISION AND THE NIGERIAN PROJECT”, was contained in a statement issued on his behalf by Sunday Dare, his Chief of Staff /Special Adviser Media.
Here is the full statement: The SUN Newspaper has taken a sad excursion from journalism into the realm of gothic tales and political slander. That sheet has turned itself into a harbor of perjury and malice in telling tales by moonlight. In venturing to publish the recent story that Asiwaju Tinubu has conspired with Senator Saraki to thwart the Buhari administration, the SUN Newspaper has descended to the lowest and darkest rungs of journalism ethics. The stench of the piece and motives behind it are too noxious to ignore.
Those who midwifed this garish tale give birth not to truth but to lies intended to kill APC unity and to retard the Buhari administration’s strategic reform initiatives, as earlier outlined by our party manifesto. Given the potential for change that stands before us, we are now beginning to see the true nature of many people. There are those who truly want positive change so that we can break from the ways of a stolid past. Then there are those who speak of change with their mouths but never believe in it in their hearts. They came along with us for the ride or because no other political option availed itself at the operative time. Now given the chance to redeem themselves from their past political actions, they would rather return to the political morass from whence they came.
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Source:: PM Newspaper