Minna - Niger State governor, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu has denied reports that he was promoting Speaker of House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal and Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi as presidential and vice presidential candidates respectively in 2015 presidential election, reports Punch.
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He described the reports as the handiwork of his political enemies aimed at misleading Nigerians.
Aliyu in statement on Wednesday maintained that the publication, which claimed that he and Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State had deceived Amaechi to leave the PDP for the opposition to pursue his alleged political ambition as vice-president in the next general elections, is spurious.
He noted that Amaechi who was fingered to have made the revelation has since denied knowledge of the story and has distanced himself from the publication.
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