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“It’s All Lies” – Lagos State Commissioner For Information, Gbenga Omotoso, Denies Claims Road Was Blocked For Three Hours Because Of Tinubu


The Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotosho, has denied reports that a road in the state was shut down for three hours to receive APC Presidential flagbearer, Bola Tinubu, on Sunday, June 19.

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Tinubu arrived Lagos for the first time since he secured the presidential ticket under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and was received by a tumultuous crowd and a long convoy.

However, a Nigerian man in a video shared online alleged that roads were blocked for three hours by the Lagos state government because of Tinubu.

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Gbenga Omotoso denies

The state’s Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotosho, has now refuted the claim in a text message sent to Nigerian journalist, Reuben Abati, on Monday, June 20.

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He stated that the report is false and the convoy was formed by loyal fans of the APC chieftain, not the government.

The text reads,

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“It is all lies. Roads were not shut for three hours. The convoy was formed by party faithfuls and other Lagosians who were excited to see Asiwaju. Governor Sanwo-Olu has directed that the attack on journalists should be investigated.”

Watch the video below,

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Meanwhile, it was reported that the convoy of the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu was allegedly attacked by hoodlums in Lagos State. Read .

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