The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Legal Adviser, Dr. Muiz Banire has debunked viral rumour that his relationship with the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is shattered.
An online tabloid(not OrijoReporter) recently reported that Banire visited Tinubu in his Ikoyi home but guards kept him out. The report said the former commissioner has a strained relationship with Tinubu following his alleged opposition to the process that produced Lagos APC gubernatorial candidate, Mr. Ambode Akinwunmi.
But the lecturer turned politician described the report as false and a misleading viral rumour.
He said, “it is just the creation of the writer who sat at a corner to conjure stories from the moon.
“I do not have any problem with my leader. Yes, I’ve been to Bourdillon two times this year, and I have people that were with me. Let the writer(s) inform the world the people that were present when I was turned back.
“The first time I went there, there were various people including Zulu Baba Ewe, Rotimi Agunsoye and many other people. The second time was the day our presidential candidate Buhari came to campaign in Lagos; I went there with Governor Aregbesola, ex- Ekiti governor, Segun Oni, Hon Bayo Osinowo, Tunde Balogun, Mr. Ibukun Fakeye. and many others.
“We even ate together with the likes of Dele Alake and some other people. Thereafter we left together for Asiwaju’s private office within the house.
“Asiwaju is still alive also for further clarification. So, you can imagine the level some people could go to write rubbish because they want to create hostility that’s not there. It is wicked to want to denigrate the man (Asiwaju) in that manner.
“My supplication to God is that what they wish for me will continue to be their portion at every step of their journey in life including that of their unborn generation.”