Asiwaju Tinubu’s supposed meeting with Governor Wike in France is Fake News
We have seen a viral social media post made by one of the chieftains of All Progressives Congress in Lagos State and media reports emanating from same about a supposed meeting in France between APC Presidential Standard-bearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and His Excellency, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State.It has become imperative to set the record straight. Although Asiwaju Tinubu is presently in France, he didn’t have any meeting with Governor Wike whether in that country or anywhere whatsoever. This, however, does not detract from the fact that the APC presidential candidate holds Governor Wike in high esteem.And given the national and across-party lines appeal of Asiwaju Tinubu’s candidature, he will not hesitate to meet any important national leader when desirable.As made public earlier, Asiwaju Tinubu is in France for some important engagements. He will return to the country shortly.We would like, once again, to advice journalists to always cross-check their information with appropriate officers before rushing to press to avoid unintended errors. Tinubu Media Office Tunde Rahman July 1, 2022
It will be recalled that the Special Adviser to Lagos state government on drainage, Mr Joe Igbokwe on his Facebook page has said both Asiwaju Tinubu and Rivers State governor , Mr Nyesome Wike met in France while some supporters are fighting on social media.
Igbokwe has since pulled down the post.