Story on PDP stopping Buhari in 2019 false – Tinubu

The national leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has declared as fictional an online report quoting him as saying the PDP will stop President Muhammadu Buhari at the 2019 polls, if he seeks re-election. The report was published by a little known online platform, “Post Nigeria online”, dated 14 January with the title, “I am afraid PDP will stop Buhari in 2019 – Tinubu”. “ The writer, Amako Nneji, concocted the latest work of political deceit,” said a statement Friday night by Tinubu’s media office. “No sane reporters would dare put their true names to this screed; it is pure libel. If the disciple of this libel truly believes in this account, we challenge him to visit Tinubu’s office or to announce where he can be found. Tinubu’s attorney will serve the writer with a complaint for libel. The writer will then have a chance to defend and explain himself in...