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Count me out of Atiku’s presidential ambition - Governor Al-Makura denies rumour

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- Tanko Al-Makura, the governor of Nasarawa has reacted to publication linking his name to Atiku Abubakar's presidential ambition - The governor said he has no hand in the PDP presidential candidate's moves for 2019 poll - He said that such claims and rumours are targeted at smearing his reputation in the APC The governor of Nasarawa, Tanko Al-Makura, has raised alarm over those who link his name to Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). READ ALSO: NAIJ.com upgrades to Legit.ng Reacting to an online publication in the state, Al-Makura denied meeting with Atiku in Dubai as rumoured. Al-Makura described the allegations as irresponsible propaganda being sponsored in the state over 2019 polls, Vanguard reports. He added that the calculated move is aimed at tarnishing his political position in the All Progressives Congress (APC). Al-Makura's director of strategic communications and press affairs, Yakubu Laimai,in a statement said: “The governor has never at any given time held a closed-door meeting in Dubai, UAE, with PDP’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar over 2019 general elections as published by an online media in the state. PAY ATTENTION: Get the Latest Nigerian News Anywhere 24/7. Spend less on the Internet! “The claim that Governor Tanko Al-Makura has agreed to work for Atiku Abubakar to ensure he wins the presidential polls in Nasarawa State is not only a fallacy, distraction and attempts to sow seeds of discord in APC and with President Muhammadu Buhari, but a plan by the opposition to destroy the governor’s hard-earned good records in the state.” Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the trip by Atiku to Dubai had been said to be responsible for the delay in the opposition's composition of its campaign council. Yet, some members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party on Tuesday, October 16, said that Atiku in conjunction with the party's national leadership, approved the selection of some members of the council before he embarked on his trip. Read more: https://www.legit.ng/1201202-count-atikus-presidential-ambition-governor-al-makura-denies-rumour.html
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