Chibok girls kidnap: Mama Taraba reacts to fake news about her

Chibok girls kidnap: Mama Taraba reacts to fake news about her

- Minister of women affairs reacts to fake news circulating that she claimed Governor El-Rufai has something to do with the kidnap of Chibok girls

- She debunked the news as totally untrue and a plot to cause dispute between her and other APC members

The minister of women affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has reacted to the fake news circulating in some online media (not that Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has a hand in the kidnap of Chibok girls.

Alhassan is being accused by some online media of saying the Kaduna governor is involved in the Chibok girls kidnap.

The minister said the news that she claimed that the Kaduna governor knows something about the 2014 kidnap of over 200 secondary school girls in Chibok, Borno state, was totally untrue.

One of the online media who reported the news.
One of the online media who reported the news.

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Alhassan, in a series of tweets, said the fake news was from enemies trying to plot a seed of discord between her and other members of the All progressives Congress (APC).

Her tweets read: "The attention of the Minister Of Women Affairs, Aisha Jummai Alhassan has been drawn to a statement allegedly made by her against Governor Nasir Elrufai.

"The statement allegedly made by her is another ploy by mischief makers to tarnish her hard earned reputation.

"The current APC government under President Buhari inherited series of problems from the past administration, the kidnap of the Chibok girls by the dreaded Boko Haram happens to be one of them and President Buhari and our military has been able to rescue some of them and checked Boko Haram's excesses.

"Senator Jummai is not in possession of any security report and therefore will never have made the statement allegedly made by her against the person of Governor El Rufai.

"Boko Haram kidnapped many others, including women and children apart from Chibok Girls. And this government has been able to rescue most of them.

"The plot to cause bad blood between Senator Jummai and her APC colleagues will continue to hit brick wall."

See Alhassan's tweets below:

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Meanwhile, Femi Fani-Kayode has saluted Aisha Alhassan for coming out to endorse Atiku Abubakar for 2019 presidency describing him as a blessing for Nigeria.

The minister of women affairs had caused a stir when she openly endorsed the former vice president as president for 2019.

Fani-Kayode took to his Facebook page to commend the minster for her move and described Atiku as a blessing.

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