- The APC has condemned Vanguard and the Daily Truct for tracing some trucks seized to store cash in the dome to their presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu.
- Bayo Onanuga, media director for the APC presidential campaign council, called the report false and urged the public to stop sharing it.
- Onanuga later expressed his discontent that reputable outlets such as Vanguard and Daily Trust could report such false news in Hausa News.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the report which claimed that Bola Tinubu, the party’s presidential candidate, owned 2 seized trucks loaded with hidden naira notes.
Bayo Onanuga, media director of the APC presidential campaign council, said that the report is purely false and regretted that some reputable media outlets are reporting on the claim.
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The APC chief took to his Twitter page and shared the screenshot of the news which was written in the Hausa language to condemn the claim.
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“Daily Trust Hausa and Vanguard Hausa are spreading malicious fake news about some truckloads of money that were allegedly seized and linked to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The story is totally false and it is unfortunate that reputable media is spreading this big lie “.
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However, some Nigerians took to the comment section of the post to express their views, some of which are listed below:
Sola Taiwo said there must be consequences for posting fake news. He said:
“The question is what consequences await such corporate behavior, especially coming from the fourth realm of democracy? There must be a punishment for such misinformation, NBC is so useless as a regulator.”
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Ogie wondered why they published such a report on Tinubu, he said:
“Why are they doing this? Who sponsors them?”
Ededhor David said that the media hates the APC presidential candidate.
“Why does the media hate the tinubu so much?”
Maj. Gen. Bernie (unRtd) said:
“Please sir, why do you call them reputable media? Frudulent Big media is more like that. They just want to destroy this country. Why can’t the NA make laws against the spread of fake news? Regulate the use of social networks in line with global best practices”.
See the tweet below:
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