After accusations that he allegedly sponsored the election of President Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu denied the report.
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said that it did not spend N35billion for 2015 and 2019, as stated.
According to the report, Tinubu said this during a conversation with BisI Akande, the former interim Chairman of the APC.
It was also reported that he accused the President of treachery.
However, Tinubu in a statement by its spokesman, Tunde Rahman, Tinubu denied the claims.
“The authors of the defamatory report claimed that Aswaju made this statement during a discussion with the former interim Chairman of the APC, chief BisI Akande,” the statement said.
“First, no one elected President Buhari. He was elected by a majority of Nigerian voters.
Asiwaju Tinubu would not arrogate to itself the commendable decision taken by the people. Besides, this outlandish statement existed only in the imagination of the authors of the story.
“Asiwaju campaigned for the election of President Buhari in 2015 and re-election in 2019, along with other right-thinking political leaders and numerous APC members and Nigerians across the country.
“He has no reason to regret his legal decision or describe President Buhari as “ungrateful.” He continues to strongly support the President and the programs and policies of his administration, as he has always done. “Nothing has happened to warrant a change of opinion.
“Meanwhile, it was reported that the civil society organization” Center for Public Trust ” (CPT) complained that the current crisis in the ruling Congress of all progressives (APC) is the work of organized centrifugal forces interested in seizing the presidential post in 2023.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Group’s acting senior program officer, Mr. Simon Pam, entitled: the APC crisis: the hand of Esau and the voice of Jacob.
The nonprofit group expressed concerns about the turn of events in the agribusiness sector and predicted that the crisis in the state Could lead to unnecessary bloodshed during the upcoming elections.
They called on security agencies to be on the alert to prevent any outbreak of unrest.
In addition, the statement warned Nigerians to know that those behind the current crisis are part of a conspiracy “coordinated and funded by a man who wants the soul of the APC to pearl the nest of its 2023 ambitions at all costs.
“This well-known merchant of evil and Apostle of primitive accumulation should clarify the situation and end the war through intermediaries right now,” the group said.
The group further stated that many observers are waiting and closely following the catastrophic explosion of the APC.
According to the statement, ” the characters who are the faces of the crisis, especially Igo Aguma and Hillard Etta, are dubious political hard workers with a long history of duplicity.
“the Group noted that while they are not required to interfere in the internal Affairs of a political party, astute Nigerians can see through what is happening.
The group warned what it called political traffickers to give suffering Nigerians some time to cope with the ongoing medical and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ruling party has become embroiled in several shades of political conflict between rival forces in the upcoming Edo state elections.
The CPT said it would send two hundred election observers during the upcoming elections in Edo And Ondo State.