The presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday debunked claims that he was planning to protest against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC).
Naija News reports that the former vice president made his rebuttal in a Tweet he posted of the microblogging site, Twitter.
Atiku Tweeted to debunk the report which he described as fake and being peddled by haters of democracy and the handiwork of mischief makers.
Atiku voiced out while reacting to a quote credited to a PDP Youth Group which said: “My Server Results Are Authentic and If judges frustrate the Justice we will take over the street. I will lead all Nigerians in a massive protest that mankind have never witness before.”
In his response debunking the earlier quote, Atiku said: “The quote purportedly attributed to me with respect to INEC Server, an issue currently before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is fake and the handiwork of mischief makers.”
The quote purportedly attributed to me with respect to INEC Server, an issue currently before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is fake and the handiwork of mischief makers. -AA https://t.co/pz5pKNiqub
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) June 16, 2019