Abuja - The 2015 governorship candidate of the
All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, Obong Umana Okon Umana, has
denied attacking President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.
He was said to have lashed through an Open Letter to Buhari,
carried by some media.
Umana said the report was “false, malicious and senseless.”
“Ordinarily I would have ignored this criminal report by the
criminal government of Udom Emmanuel,” said Umana.
“It is a known fact that the said newspaper is directly
sponsored by the State Government. Two media aides of Mr Udom Emmanuel,
including a dubious brother of the Commissioner for Information in the State,
are the covert publishers of the mushroom tabloid.”
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He further dismissed the open letter on the grounds it was
said to have been signed “media coordinator” Inibehe Effiong.
“Inibehe Effiong does not belong to any political party. He
has never been ‘the media coordinator of Mr Umana Okon Umana. It is on record
that his strong opposition to the evil third term ambition of Senator Godswill
Akpabio using Udom Emmanuel as a veil was out of conviction.”
Umana said while he would always express his mind on issues
in the country and offer criticism and advise where necessary, he remained a
supporter of Buhari.
“The historicity of his emergence has not been lost.”
- CAJ News