Friday, June 9, 2023

Tinubu: We Didn’t Receive N2bn Support From Wike In Rivers –APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports that the party received about N2 billion in financial support from the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, prior to the election.

KOKO TV reports that Tinubu, who emerged winner of the presidential election held last Saturday, also won Rivers State ahead of the Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party and the Labour Party’s Peter Obi.

There were reports that Wike had released about N2 billion to enable the APC to organise the presidential campaign in the state and ensure the victory of Tinubu in the state.

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Recall that a member of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Chief Tony Okocha, had told newsmen on Thursday that the party got human and financial support from Wike.

Okocha further said the contributions of Governor Wike were instrumental in the APC’s victory in Rivers State.

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But briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt on Friday, the Coordinator, Tinubu/Shettima Grassroot Independent Campaign Council, Augustine Nwokocha, said the APC neither received any money nor assistance from Governor Wike.

Nwokocha said Chief Okocha only spoke for himself, adding that the APC and the people of the state worked together for Tinubu’s emergence.

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