Publicity Secretary of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Kwara State, Prince ‘Tunji Moronfoye has retracted an earlier press statement by him in which he acussed Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of corruptly enriching the Resident Electoral Commissioner of the State, Mallam Garba Attairu Madami.
In a statement on Tuesday, June 21, Moronfoye profusely apologized to the governor and the Resident Electoral Commissioner, saying his allegation was “infact misleading and unsubstantiated.”
His full statement reads:
“I Prince ‘Tunji Moronfoye, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) publicity secretary wishes to retract my press statement titled “Dark schemes of a Biased umpire”. Released on the 16/06/2022.
” The statement was infact misleading and unsubstantiated. Especially, where I stated that the the sum of N300m, changed hands. This gross error was discovered after an intense scrutiny of the information released. I hereby apologize to Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq the executive governor of Kwara state and Mal. Garba Attairu Madami the Kwara state resident Electoral Commissioner on the above issue.
“I am also apologizing for any embarrassment, inconveniences and unpleasantness caused by my thoughtless purported statement.
“Signed:Prince ‘Tunji Moronfoye.
“Kwara State PDP Publicity Secretary.