Atiku Accuses Buhari Of Using Govt Resources For Re-Election Campaign

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of lying by saying he won’t allow use of state resources for campaign purposes.
Abubakar has released what he described as evidence of how state resources have been used for Buhari’s reelection campaign.
The president on Wednesday said he would not allow the use of public funds for the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign.
But in a statement issued on his behalf by Paul Ibe, his spokesman, Abubakar cited alleged instances where the federal ministry of information and culture has been producing “campaign materials” for the president and the APC.
“In negation of the Constitution and the Electoral Act 2010 as amended, the Buhari administration and the APC has taken to the illegal deployment of state resources to its advantage for the election,” the statement issued on Thursday read.
“We wish to remind President Buhari and the APC that the use of state videos released by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture is illegal under the Electoral Act 2010 as amended.
“The media is awash with advertisements with the hashtag #PMBDIDIT and signed by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and referencing so-called achievements of the APC administration in the states of Abia, Kwara, Lagos, Ebonyi, Delta and Kano, among others.
“These are without doubt 2019 presidential campaign materials produced by the Ministry of Information and Culture using state resources and apparatuses to benefit President Buhari.

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Theresa Joseph
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Theresa Joseph

Ok

Mike music
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This is not right

Adewale olamilekan
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Adewale olamilekan

Hmmmmm

Olanrewaju Ganiyu
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Olanrewaju Ganiyu

Badass, its not fair

Abiodun Olorunda
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Abiodun Olorunda

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Emmanuel Tolulope Odewale
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prove it

Akpobenomuo faith
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Abi o

Kristien
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ok