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Tinubu denies rift with Fashola

27 August 2015, 10:06

Abuja - The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has denied being the architect of the recent attacks on former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, Punch reports.

Tinubu while reacting to speculations that he is the brain behind the recent contract scam publications by the Lagos State government, said the attacks were being sponsored by the Peoples Democratic Party.

He said any criticism of Fashola who served as governor for eight years meritoriously, was an indictment on him because he was instrumental to making Fashola governor.

Also read: Lagos government alleges Fashola spent N139m on two boreholes

Fashola, according to a report on the state government’s website, spent N78.3m on his personal website, www.tundefashola.com and N139m to construct two boreholes at the Lagos House, Ikeja, when he was governor.

According to the report, the former governor also spent N175m to replace the railings of a pedestrian bridge on Carter Bridge from Ido to Idumota with concrete railings. The contract was awarded to A Abicon Engineering Limited.

Read more at Punch

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