The Yobe North senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bashir Machina, has raised an alarm that some members of the social gathering plan to forge his signature on a letter, stating his voluntary withdrawal for Senate President Ahmad Lawan.
The allegation was contained in a press release by Machina’s marketing campaign organisation, signed by its spokesperson, Husaini Isah on Tuesday.
Whereas the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) had confirmed Machina as the APC candidate for the Yobe North Senatorial district, the management of the social gathering insisted that Lawan was the candidate.
The APC Nationwide Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu, earlier stated that the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who contested the social gathering’s presidential major election, additionally participated in the Yobe North senatorial election and purportedly emerged winner.
In the meantime, the Machina marketing campaign group acknowledged that some members of the APC, whom it described as “slaves to corruption and criminality” had been behind the plot to manipulate the candidacy of the senatorial district, which was reportedly received by Machina.
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The assertion learn, “Info obtainable to the Bashir Machina Marketing campaign Organisation has it that some people have entered an unholy alliance with some compromised leaders to forge the withdrawal letter of Yobe North APC senatorial candidate, Hon Bashir Machina, even after speaking formally to the Celebration management affirming his stand not to step-down for anyone.
“It’s unhappy and certainly unlucky that in spite of everything the cries and alarm raised by the Marketing campaign Organisation exposing a sinister plot to subvert the will of individuals of Yobe North, some mischievous components are hell-bent and decided to perform their prison offence.
“It has finally come to gentle on this untidy enterprise of a solid withdrawal letter, that some compromised leaders have change into slaves to corruption and criminality in Nigeria.”
Machina additional reiterated his place that he wouldn’t step down and any letter of withdrawal acquired was not from him slightly they had been solid.
“Details affirming our earlier accusation that some people had been making an attempt to forge the withdrawal letter of Bashir Machina have emerged, and as a Marketing campaign Organisation, we wish to make it abundantly clear that any withdrawal letter carrying the signature of our candidate is a solid doc and doesn’t emanate from him.
“We marvel how a sane individual might delve into this embarrassing motion which is prison in nature and has the potential of soiling the popularity of the APC as a celebration that stands for justice.
“We would like to reiterate that Bashir Machina’s letter dated thirteenth June which was despatched to the Nationwide Chairman of the APC, Abdullahi Adamu, nonetheless stands and any try to forge his withdrawal letter could be handled as a pure prison offence regardless of the calibre of individual(s) concerned,” the assertion added,
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