- Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network says it did not violate any law by buying expression of interest and nomination forms for President Muhammadu Buhari
- The group bought the forms for the president ahead of the All Progressives Congress primaries
- According to the group, the funds were raised by its members, not Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state
Following its gesture of buying expression of interest and nomination forms for President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN) has said its action did not violate any law in the country.
This was stated by the group's national coordinator, Barrister Sanusi Musa, on Friday, September 7, while addressing journalists in Abuja, Daily Trust reports.
Legit.ng gathers that Musa dismissed the insinuation that the group got the money from the governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello.
Musa, who said the group took time to study the legal provisions, said the funds were raised by members from their hard earned resources.
He said he had never met Governor Bello not to talk of receiving funds from him. The coordinator said the group was ready to formally present the forms to President Buhari.
Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigerian Consolidation Ambassadors Network bought expression of interest and nomination forms for President Muhammadu Buhari to enable him participate in the All Progressives Congress primaries.
The personal assistant to the president on new media, Bashir Ahmad, said the group bought the forms for President Buhari on Wednesday, September 5.
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Also reported by Legit.ng was that Igbo in the country were urged by the Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid.
The group made the comment in a statement signed by its secretary general, Akin Malaolu.
It said the southeast would fare better with the All Progressives Congress (APC) in power; and further opined that the president deserved the support of Ndigbo, because of his integrity.
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