The Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the Social Democratic Get together (SDP), Rufus Aiyenigba, has urged the general public to ignore the previous nationwide publicity secretary, Alfa Mohammed, who hinted that the occasion may undertake presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
This was after Mohammed issued a press release saying majority leaders of the SDP had been in help of Tinubu to turn out to be the occasion’s presidential customary bearer.
Mohammed had mentioned, “I’d not be shocked if the biggest physique of the SDP decides in close to future to undertake Tinubu for president and thus trigger additional division within the occasion, particularly if the court docket fails to find out which of the SDP factions is genuine shortly.”
However Aiyenigba, in a press release on Monday, urged the general public to ignore the assertion issued by Mohammed, saying he ceased being a member of the SDP in 2019.
He mentioned, “My distinguished companions, this serves to attract your consideration to the necessity to kindly disregard the foregoing assertion and its creator.
“It’s nothing however an attention-seeking shenanigan on the a part of Alhaji Alfa Mohammed the author, who not solely lacks the authority to difficulty the assertion, however is just not recognized to our nice occasion, and INEC the regulatory physique of political events in Nigeria as a nationwide officer of the occasion.
“The reality of the matter is that he ceased being a member of the SDP in 2019. Most of the people is, due to this fact, suggested to ignore him.”