The operating mate to the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, has alleged that he rejected a $5million bribe from former President Goodluck Jonathan through the 2015 elections.
He defined that he refused the cash as a result of he was excited about the long run and by no means needed to tarnish his picture.
Hamzat spoke on the launch of Sanwo-Olu and Hamzat Advocates at Fidimaye Corridor, Oko-Oba, Abule-Egba, Lagos, over the weekend.
In keeping with the previous Commissioner for Works within the state, in 2014, “I contested with the present Governor, Akinwumi Ambode for the Governorship ticket of the occasion and as everyone knows the way it went, the then President Goodluck Jonathan provided me bribe of $5miillion and I refused it.
“A few of you listed below are my witness, I imply a few of you that have been despatched, are right here to testify. I refused as a result of I used to be excited about the long run and I don’t need to spoil my title. Allow us to stay calm, our flip will come.
“Our work as Nigerians is straightforward and our marketing campaign shall be very simple as a result of PDP destroyed this nation for 16 years. They spent N1.7trillion on energy for 16 years and so they have been unable to offer the nation simply 2,950 megawatts.
“Within the final three years, I labored as a Particular Adviser Technical to the Minister for Works, Energy and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, we travelled around the 36 states by highway, the opposition occasion has spoiled this nation as a result of since 1999 to 2015, federal authorities didn’t end any highway challenge besides the Lagos- Abeokuta highway.”
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