- The campaign team of APC flagbearer Bola Ahmed Tinubu has denied the alleged meeting between Tinubu and US President Joe Biden
- According to a statement from the campaign team, the alleged news and photos that broke the social media were fake
- Bayo Onanuga, the media and publicity secretary of the campaign council, accused followers of the Labour Party's flagbearer, Peter Obi, of perpetrating the act
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FCT, Abuja - The presidential campaign council of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has debunked the viral photo of its presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and US President Joe Biden together at the White House.
Bayo Onanuga the media and publicity secretary of the PCC in a statement made available to Legit.ng on Wednesday, November 30 said the alleged photo is fake and was photoshopped.
Onanuga said although Tinubu is slated to go on a foreign trip to speak with stakeholders to reel out his action plan.
He confirmed that his principal's first port of call will be at the Chatham House in London, United Kingdom.
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APC accuses of OBI-dients of spreading fake news
Onanuga however accused the followers of Tinubu's counterpart, Peter Obi as the perpetrators of flying the fake photos on the internet.
"We cannot just fathom the purpose of the mischief and the falsehood, which emanated from the rabid followers of Peter Obi.
"The apparently photo-shopped image surfaced Tuesday night, on the heels of news that Asiwaju Tinubu will embark on a foreign trip this weekend."
Onanuga, however, admitted that the United States was on the list of nations the APC chieftain will be visiting but was never in the US on Tuesday rather he was in Abuja.
He further disclosed that Tinubu will not be leaving the country until the weekend while he is scheduled to be in Bayelsa on Thursday, December 1 as stipulated in the campaign calendar of the party.
2023 presidency: Tinubu to jet off to US, Europe to present action plan
Jagaban, as he is famously called, will be jetting off for his US and Europe tour to solicit support.
It was confirmed that Tinubu would be leaving the country on Sunday, December 4, and he is expected to return on Monday, December 12.