Presidential candidate of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress, Mohammadu Buhari, meets with US Secretary of State at the US Consulate in Lagos January 25, 2015. US Secretary of State John Kerry said today that peaceful and timely el ~ AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE
Lagos - Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly has denied reports that he has been appointed by President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari to head the Transition Committee, reports Daily Trust.
Speaking through his spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, Bakare on Monday said the news of his appointment is strange and not true.
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He stated that he read the news with surprise just like other Nigerians on Monday.
He accused mischief makers of spreading the false news.
Bakare was Buhari’s running mate in 2011 under the platform of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC).
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