Aug 18, 2022

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BREAKING: Tinubu Didn’t Hold Any Meeting With Wike in France, Spokesperson Says – Legit.ng

  • Tinubu has denied reports of a meeting between him and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike in France.
  • Remember, that the APC presidential candidate had recently flown to France in what his superiors said was a follow-up to high-level talks with stakeholders
  • A leader of the Lagos State party, Joe Igbokwe, had recently claimed that a meeting had taken place between the duo

Tinubu Media Office spokesman Tunde Rahman has denied reports that the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu met with Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike in France, reports Channels TV.

Reports of an alleged meeting between Tinubu and Wike had appeared online. The report was fueled by Joe Igbokwe, a party chief in Lagos State.

However, the Tinubu spokesman denied the report, saying:

” We have seen a viral social media post made by one of the chiefs of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State and media reports from the same about an alleged meeting in France between the APC President’s flag-bearer Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and His Excellency, the governor, Nyesom Wike hails from Rivers State,” the statement said.

“It has become imperative to set the record straight. Although Asiwaju Tinubu is currently in France, he has not had a meeting with Governor Wike, either in that country or anywhere else.

“However, this does not alter the fact that the APC presidential candidate is taking on Governor Wike in high esteem .

“And given the national and bipartisan appeal of Asiwaju Tinubu’s candidacy, he will not hesitate to meet key national leaders if so desired.

” As previously revealed , Asiwaju Tinubu is in France for some important engagements. He will return to the country shortly.

“Once again, we would like to advise journalists to always check their information with the relevant officials before rushing to the press to avoid unintentional errors.”

2023: Wike really met Tinubu in France? PDP BoT Member Finally Reveals Rivers Governor’s True Mission

Recall that Alhaji Adamu Maina Waziri, a member of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), denied claims that Governor Nyesom Wike had met with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in France.

Waziri spoke to journalists on Friday July 1 about the Rumor and noting that the Rivers governor traveled directly to Istanbul, Turkey, and not France, Daily Trust reports.

The PDP BoT member said the allegation will be made Propagated by Joe Igbokwem, an advisor to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Source: Legit.ng