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General News of Wednesday, 30 November 2022


2023 Presidency: Tinubu to relocate Nigeria's capital to Lagos after victory? Jagaban speaks

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council (PCC) has dismissed the claim that Bola Tinubu, the party's presidential candidate has the intention of relocating Nigeria's capital to Lagos.

The PCC alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party are sponsoring the false information against Tinubu after the opposition failed in its character assassination attempt.

This was contained in a statement signed by the PCC director of media and publicity, Bayo Onanuga and sent to

The council alleged that the false claim is being circulated in the northwest of the country against the candidature of Bola Tinubu.

The statement reads in part: "In one of the falsehoods being circulated, especially in the North West of the country, Tinubu is said to harbour plans to relocate the Federal Capital from Abuja to Lagos on succeeding President Muhammad Buhari from 29th May, 2023."

The PCC alleged that the fake information is being carried around by some elders on the payroll of the PDP.

According to the state, the council is shocked at the level at which the opposition had gone in the name of politics to confuse the support base of the APC.

The group then emphasized that the APC and Bola Tinubu did not have the intention of relocating the federal capital territory to Lagos.