The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has dissociated himself from the rumours making the rounds, which purportedly quoted him telling the visiting vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo that the state had pledged its support and loyalty to the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ahmed Bola Tinubu.
In a statement, signed by his
Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel- Berje,
Gov Sani Bello described the statement credited to him by social media influencers/ online media as wicked and malicious rumour, orchestrated by mischief makers to cause bad blood in the polity.
“As far as the Niger APC is concerned, the race for the ticket of our party is opened to all. The vice president like any other eminent aspirants is free to visit the state.