APC sets up committee to debunk lies against Tinubu


The All Progressives Congress Canada Chapter has decried various allegations against the presidential candidate of the party, Bola Tinubu, saying all the allegations are untrue.


To this end, the party said it had concluded arrangement to set up a committee that would be saddled with the responsibility of debunking social media misinformation and blackmails against the presidential candidate of the party.


The chairman of the APC Canada chapter, Mr Omololu Apata, said this in a statement on Tuesday. He said the chapter had been contributing its resources to ensure the party wins the forthcoming presidential poll.


According to him, many allegations and untrue stories had been said about Tinubu in the recent times, particularly, on the social media, but he said the committee would be countering any social misinformation.


He said, “Apart from contributing financially and in materials in this election, we are in the process of setting up a committee that will be dedicated to the debunking of social media misinformation directed at our party and it presidential candidate.


 “There’s so much at stake in the forthcoming elections, it is not surprising therefore that in desperation, some people have turned social media to the harbinger of slander and blackmail. The role of the committee among others, will be to counter any lies or misinformation towards our principal candidate with facts that will invalidate their tissue of lies.”


While declaring support for the development of APC in Nigeria, Apata, said, “We are determined to do even more in the current political dispensation to ensure that our great party maintains and sustains the continuity necessary to leave an indelible footprint of growth, development and stability for generations yet unborn in Nigeria.”


He added , “We are also blessed to have Alhaji Ahmed Bola Tinubu, a transformative and visionary politician as our flagbearer. We are already making our presence felt in Nigeria by working with and supporting the Diaspora directorate ably headed by Prince Ade Omole.


“It is also great to have a prominent member of APC Canada Chapter in the person of Dr. Abiola Oshodi as a member of the presidential campaign council.”

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