I never attacked Obi —  Ben Nwabueze


By Clifford Ndujihe

Elder statesman, Professor Ben Nwabueze(SAN), has distanced himself from an online report quoting him as saying that Mr. Peter Obi received bribe from Dr. Godwin Maduka and would betray Senator Uche Ekwunife in the 2021 governorship election in Anambra State.

Maduka and Ekwunife are governorship aspirants on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

The online report said Nwabueze had, in a telephone interview, said that Obi, immediate past Anambra State governor, would betray Ekwunife after receiving bribe of $1 million from Dr. Godwin Maduka for the PDP ticket.

Dismissing the report as fake, Nwabueze, in a statement, on Tuesday, said: “I have had no interaction or dealing, physical or otherwise, with anyone by name Dr Godwin Maduka. Nor can I recall the name.

”As is well known, except as concerns my children, my telephone contact is through my Secretary/Personal Assistant, Mr. Damian Obiefule. It is through him that I can be reached by…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper