The Ogun state government said it never issued a statement in response to Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s statement in Abeokuta on Thursday, a statement signed by Information and Information Commissioner Abdulwaheed Odusile said. The strategy.
“The attention of the Ogun State Government has been drawn to comments allegedly made by Governor Dapo Abiodun in reaction to statements made by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, during his recent visit to party delegates in the state,” the statement read.
According to the Commissioner, “For the avoidance of doubt, the tweet posted this morning (https://twitter.com/dabiodunMFR/status/1532661227645804545?t=Xg0DJ-tFIf749cYZuLQ5Rw&s=19) was an excerpt to re-emphasize Governor Abiodun’s comments to party loyalists and appointees on May 29 during the celebration of his third year in office, which also coincided with his 62nd birthday.
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“The comments therefore could not have been a response to comments by Asiwaju Tinubu whose visits to Abeokuta came five days later.
“While Governor Abiodun values the media, including online platforms, as ongoing partners with the government, he enjoins media professionals to always report the truth at all times and refrain from giving free rein fake news, distortions and misinterpretations”.