Yusuph Olaniyonu, Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity to Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has suggested Alhaji Lai Mohammed to cease utilizing the tragic lack of lives within the Offa theft as a political instrument.
That is at the same time as he dared him to show his declare that subsequent broadcasts of the Senate President’s syndicated Christmas morning interview had been manipulated.
The minister had referred to as out Saraki for mendacity that he donated N10 million to the victims of Offa Theft.
In a press release signed by him at the moment and made out there to newsmen, Olaniyonu referred to as on Mohammed to respect the recollections of the victims of the Offa theft.
“After studying the laughable and completely empty assertion issued by the Minister at the moment, we problem him, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to convey out the 2 recordings of the stay transmission and the repeat broadcast to indicate the general public the place it’s doctored.
“Simply to be clear, the repeat of the interview was primarily based on fashionable demand by Kwarans throughout among the consultative conferences the Senate President had within the three Senatorial districts of Kwara State.
“Mr. Mohammed needs to be well-aware that this interview was aired stay, therefore, his insinuation that sure sections had been subsequently doctored places the repute of the 5 radio stations that aired the interview and the four that aired the repeat in jeopardy. This additionally consists of Concord FM, an FRCN station that’s below the Minister of Data’s supervision,” Olaniyonu mentioned.
The Particular Adviser additionally questioned the logic behind Mohammed’s assertion that the N10 million donated by Saraki was to help the individuals who misplaced their items through the inferno in Offa Market and that it was utilized in Ilorin.
“How potential can it’s for one thing that was donated in Offa for use in Ilorin? Moreover, Lai Mohammed ought to do the general public a favour by telling the general public what he has finished or donated to alleviate the plight of the individuals of Offa at any time.
“If he’s attacking Saraki for donating hundreds of thousands to the victims of a burnt market in Offa and never those that sustained damage through the theft incident, what has he finished at any time to assist the individuals of that city since he turned one of many ‘visitor politicians’ within the state?” he queried.
Olaniyonu additional challenged Lai Mohammed to cease his grandstanding about his political clout in Kwara, stating that the Minister’s reputation is completely non-existent.
“Lai Mohammed retains on grandstanding with false and baseless assertions of his completely non-existent reputation. If he’s as fashionable in Kwara as he claims, how did he carry out within the 2003 polls as gubernatorial candidate?
“If he’s certainly recognized and accepted in Kwara, why is it that his son is working for a Home of Meeting seat in Lagos — and never in Kwara?”
Olaniyonu referred to as on the Minister of Data to right away desist from utilizing the tragic lack of lives within the Offa Theft as a political propaganda instrument.
“If Lai Mohammed has any opposite proof, we problem him to go to courtroom or finish this blatant disrespect and disrespect for the recollections of the victims misplaced within the Offa Theft incident,” Olaniyonu acknowledged.