A Twitter person recognized as SophyBest (@SophyBest2), had taken to the social networking platform to share some pictures of latest automobiles for the marketing campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, and alleged that the embattled Kano state governor, donated them.
She wrote: “Kano State Governor, keep in mind him? The principal actor of Gandollar film. He simply donated N5bn and 200 Buses to @MBuhari’s marketing campaign. Very fascinating. No marvel the @officialEFCC and different safety companies are nonetheless ready for Mr. President’s assent to analyze him.”
Because the tweet went viral, a person recognized as Alhaji Yakubu Gobir from Kwara state, got here out publicly on social media to absolve the Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje, of a social media allegation that the governor donated the fleet of buses allegedly for the Buhari-Osinbajo 2019 presidential marketing campaign.
Gobir, who’s a gubernatorial aspirant within the simply concluded Kwara All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries, mentioned that he was the one which donated the branded Hyundai Buses to help the 2nd time period bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He posted pictures of the automobiles and wrote: “I donate these automobiles to @MBuhari @ProfOsinbajo & @OfficialAPCNg Re-election Marketing campaign & not @GovUmarGanduje please cease deceptive the general public. Report me & not him. If in case you have any query to ask me on this matter you’ll be able to ask.”
The Private Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) who additionally responded to the social media allegation, described SophyBest’s tweet as “faux information.”
Bashir Ahmad tweeted: “Why attempting this difficult to mislead the general public by spreading #FakeNews? Alhaji @YakubuGobir_ from Kwara donated these automobiles to the PMBPCO, not Kano Gov. Dr. Ganduje, you’ll be able to clearly see his identify however selected to do it this manner. Spreading #FakeNews won’t cease President @MBuhari.”