Lagos - The former Minister of Transport, and governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, in the 2011 general elections in Rivers State, Dr Abiye Sekibo has denied rumours that he is dead, Punch reports.
A statement signed by Jerry Needam, said the politician “is alive and strong”.
The statement added that as a “medical doctor, Dr Abiye Sekibo, is shocked to learn of the unfounded, baseless and malicious stunt from the rumour mill about his sudden demise.
He called on the general public to discountenance “such report from the social media and those peddling falsehood” and expressed gratitude to his relations and friends, who called to ascertain the true position.
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