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Orubebe denies plotting to kidnap Jega

2015-04-20 13:43
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe, has denied that he was part of the alleged plot to kidnap the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega at the presidential results collation centre in Abuja, reports Leadership.

He stated that he will never be a party to any plot to foment national violence that will in turn fall on children, women and youths.

He noted that his protest during the collation of the results of the presidential election should not be misconstrue of being part of a sinister move to abduct Jega.

Also read: Jonathan supporters planned to kidnap Jega - reports

He described the story linking him to the plot as slanderous and libelous aimed at denting his image.

He said he was surprised that a section of the media could still go ahead and published such fake news against his person despite his explanations to justify the protest he staged and the passionate apology he rendered to Nigerians.

Read more at Leadership.

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