Festus Keyamo, Director, Strategic Communications of the APC Presidential Marketing campaign Council, has known as on Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP, to desert his marketing campaign, throw within the towel and endorse his main challenger, President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC.
Keyamo’s name arose on the again of Atiku’s insistence that Buhari acquired Keystone and 9Mobile—firms valued at billions of Naira–via fronts.
The presidency has rejected the claims and traders in each firms have slammed the PDP and Atiku for going to city with the allegations.
Based on Keyamo, “the broadly revealed refutal (sic) by traders in Etisalat and Keystone Financial institution that the members of the family of President Buhari don’t have anything to do with each firms is one other indication of the fast-collapsing marketing campaign of the Presidential Candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and that of the PDP.
“The results of the fact-check which was revealed in some information shops, clearly reveals the depth of desperation, deceit and debauchery to which the Atiku marketing campaign has sunk. They haven’t any ethical compass, no scruples, no route of their current try and smear simply everybody in sight to be able to run a marketing campaign of ‘we-are-all-corrupt.’
“Somewhat than respect the emotions of Nigerians by providing clear-cut responses to straight-forward allegations of tax-evasion, grand corruption out and in of workplace, impending sealed indictment ready for him within the US, Atiku Abubakar has determined to pull the world down with him as he goes down in a blaze of infamy.
He has determined to go along with wild, unsubstantiated allegations towards the President and Vice President, throwing warning to the wind within the course of. We alerted the general public about this impending avalanche of pretend information a couple of days in the past”.
‘Sinking marketing campaign’
Keyamo additionally mentioned since Atiku’s marketing campaign is quick sinking, abandoning his presidential bid could be essentially the most wise step he can take for the time being.
“That is the traditional hallmark of a sinking marketing campaign boat, clutching at straws, as Nigerians have woken as much as the conclusion that these are deceitful individuals who don’t have anything to supply. That’s how its Vice-Presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi was reeling out false statistics with a straight face all through the Vice-Presidential debate. Until at present, he has not apologized to Nigerians for taking them for a experience. It’s a actual disgrace.
“We name on Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the PDP to apologize to Nigerians and particularly the household of the President for adopting these unwholesome techniques and telling tales by moonlight which have clearly backfired.
“The general public area is now filled with jokes about President Buhari shopping for the entire of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, the Nationwide Stadium and even the Presidential Villa. As a substitute of constructing a mockery of a severe marketing campaign with such childish lies, Atiku Abubakar ought to admit it’s all over for him and the PDP, throw within the towel and endorse the candidacy of President Buhari.
“We might be unhappy to see that occur as a result of democracy wishes a wholesome contest, a severe challenger and a reliable opposition. However as it’s, with nothing extra to marketing campaign about, it’s the solely manner for him and his occasion to avoid wasting face and nonetheless retain some modicum of honor earlier than the
Nigerian folks for future engagements – that’s in the event that they survive this huge rejection by the Nigerian folks because of their bare-faced lies”, the APC presidential marketing campaign spokesperson added.
Atiku has doubled down on his allegation that Buhari acquired Keystone Financial institution and 9Mobile. The previous Nigerian Vice President has known as on the anti-graft company, EFCC, and the Nationwide Meeting, to analyze the allegations.
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