The Basic Overseer of Citadel World Neighborhood Church previously often known as Latter Rain Meeting, Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has denied experiences that he endorsed the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu.
Bakare in a press release debunked the insinuations that he was working towards the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) on the Muslim-Muslim ticket by Tinubu and his operating mate, Kashim Shettima.
The previous APC presidential aspirant described the allegations as absolute lies.
“My consideration has been drawn to the viral however concocted and ridiculous statements credited to me, by some unscrupulous writers and bloggers. Amongst different issues, I used to be quoted to have mentioned that the agitations by the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) had been ploys by the opposition social gathering, the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), to drive a weak candidate on APC,” he mentioned.
“Along with this, I used to be alleged to have mentioned that CAN wished to lure APC into presenting a weak candidate. The spurious writers additionally alleged that I harassed that Christians are righteous individuals who behave like Christ, and that CAN are politicians who behave like PDP.
“As if the poorly strewn lies weren’t sufficient, I used to be quoted as saying that Tinubu is my candidate. Isn’t this the identical Tinubu that I introduced to one and all on the APC Presidential Conference that I used to be not stepping down for? He has abruptly develop into my candidate.
“I want to state unequivocally that the statements are absolute lies. There was nowhere I granted anybody any interview or preached on any platform, the place I mentioned the ludicrous statements. I problem anybody who’s in possession of the video or audio file of the statements to please put it within the public area.”
Bakare urged Nigerians to ignore the statements, claiming it didn’t in any method symbolize his place.
Supply: Sahara Reporters.