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Politics of Thursday, 21 July 2022


APC member, Ugokwe Prince identified as one of the Bishops at Shettima's presentation

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One of the “Bishops” who attended the unveiling of Bola Tinubu’s running mate, Kashim Shettima in Abuja on Wednesday has spoken out.

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) presented Kashim Shettima as its vice presidential candidate ahead of the 2023 general elections in the country.

The unveiling ceremony was curiously attended by scores of people posing as Clergymen whose identities were questionable.

Photos and videos show them arriving at the venue (Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre) but they refused to take questions, except for a few.

The presence of these Christian Clerics sparked reactions among Nigerians on social media

Amid the backlash over the controversy, one of the attendees, ‘Bishop Ugo Ugokwe, posted a response on Facebook last night.

Findings show that Ugokwe contested for the position of APC Deputy Youth Leader (South East) at the March 26 national convention.

The party member called for Christians-Muslims unity, adding that citizens are free to choose their preferred contestants in 2023.

“I have seen ‘many’ fake news about me and my foundation. It’s okay. Anybody can write what they want to generate traffic.

“I know the guy that I allowed to interview me was out for fake news. He was desperate to see something, to rubbish men of God.

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