Pat Utomi Clears Air On Tinubu Funding Peter Obi’s Presidential Marketing campaign
Nigerian professor of political financial system and administration professional, Pat Utomi, has dismissed rumours that the Labour Social gathering presidential candidate, Peter Obi was sponsored by the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in the course of the 2023 polls.
That is coming towards the backdrop of a declare by an LP candidate in Oyo State, Tawfiq Akinwale, that Tinubu requested Utomi to step down for Peter Obi within the buildup to the 2023 normal elections.
Nevertheless, Utomi described the allegation as misinformation towards him.
Tweeting, Utomi wrote: “Actually if any stream from BAT got here to me, I’d rapidly withdraw cash I spent at his urging in 2007 paid to a world PR company for an Orange revolution-type marketing campaign to cease third time period however not refunded.
“Particulars are within the e-book I wrote 4 years in the past. It could have helped my money stream.
“As for funding PO, I can not however be amazed at this disinformation.
“The outpouring of assets of residents in assist teams and PO’s prudent draw on his personal purse was so humbling I even turned to ODs to fund my very own actions in assist of the marketing campaign for religion in saving Nigeria.”