The Governor of Ebonyi State and presidential hopeful, David Umahi, has denied dropping his presidential bid in 2023 for the Senate.
This was disclose in a statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Uchenna Orji, on Tuesday in Abakaliki.
Orji described the viral claim which suggested that the governor had backed out of the race for the ticket of the All Progressives Congress as falsehood peddled by political charlatans.
He said, “We restate for the pleasure of progressive Nigerians home and in the diaspora that the falsehood trending currently in social media that Governor Umahi has dropped his ambition for Senate is nothing but the empty and vaunting architecture of political charlatans who are intimidated by the tall and admirable hallmarks of leadership excellence recorded by Governor Umahi.”
According to Orji, the sponsors of the rumour are political jobbers who would be made to face the full wrath of the law as he stressed that Umahi’s presidential ambition was unwavering and alive in the hearts of Nigerians.
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