EBONYI STATE GOVERNOR, DAVID UMAHI HAS DENIED RUMOURS OF STEPPING DOWN HIS PRESIDENTIAL AMBITION.
Written by awawa on April 13, 2022
There have been rumours making the rounds in the southeast, that Umahi dropped his presidential ambition to run for senate, to represent Ebonyi south at the National Assembly come 2023.
The governor who spoke to journalists on Tuesday through the Commissioner of Information and State Orientation, Mr Uchenna Orji, described the rumour as fake, adding that it is the handiwork of the opposition party to dent his image.
He said, “Our attention has been drawn to a senseless falsehood being irresponsibly shared on social media platforms by opposition forces and mischievous minds who are making mendacious propaganda against the Presidential ambition of the Governor of Ebonyi State Chief David Umahi. ” End of quote.
The statement added that Gov Umahi is in the race for the Presidency as a contender and not a pretender