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2023: Ghana President Debunks Asking Tinubu To Step Down For Peter Obi



Nana Akufo-Addo, the Ghanaian president has refuted the trending news that he told Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to step down for Peter Obi, the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate.

Akufo-Addo on Tuesday in a statement described the reports of him telling Tinubu to stap down for the former Anambra governor as quoted to be false.

According to reports, the president of Ghana was quoted to have cited health reasons for his recommendation for Tinubu to withdraw from the presidential race and throw weight behind Peter Obi.

However, the president has denied the report, describing it as total false and mischievous. He added that he has no right to interfere in the internal affairs and politics of Nigeria.


The statement reads as shared on his Twitter page:

“My attention has been drawn to a disturbing post making the rounds on social media, where it is alleged I have written to the 2023 presidential candidate of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to give Peter Obi a chance and seek treatment for his health.

“This is completely false and mischievous, with no iota of truth whatsoever in it.

“I have written no such letter to the APC leader, and it will not occur to me to do so. Ghana and Nigeria boast of decades of cordial, strong and brotherly relations, and I am not going to be the one to interfere in the internal affairs and politics of Nigeria.”

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