The working mate to the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, has alleged that he rejected a $5million bribe from former President Goodluck Jonathan through the 2015 elections.
He defined that he refused the cash as a result of he was desirous about the long run and by no means needed to tarnish his picture.
Hamzat spoke on the launch of Sanwo-Olu and Hamzat Advocates at Fidimaye Corridor, Oko-Oba, Abule-Egba, Lagos, over the weekend. Based on the previous Commissioner for Works within the state, in 2014, “I contested with the present Governor, Akinwumi Ambode for the Governorship ticket of the party and as everyone knows the way it went, the then President Goodluck Jonathan supplied me bribe of $5miillion and I refused it.
“A few of you listed here are my witness, I imply a few of you that had been despatched, are right here to testify. I refused as a result of I used to be desirous about the long run and I don’t need to spoil my identify. Allow us to stay calm, our flip will come. “Our work as Nigerians is straightforward and our marketing campaign will probably be very simple as a result of PDP destroyed this nation for 16 years. They spent N1.7trillion on energy for 16 years they usually had been unable to present the nation simply 2,950 megawatts.
“Within the final three years, I labored as a Particular Adviser Technical to the Minister for Works, Energy and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, we travelled around the 36 states by street, the opposition party has spoiled this nation as a result of since 1999 to 2015, federal authorities didn’t end any street undertaking besides the Lagos- Abeokuta street.”