Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, within the simply concluded governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has debunked claims that he’s underneath stress from the APC leaders to simply accept defeat.
Ize-Iyamu, in an announcement signed by his Director of Communication and Media, John Mayaki, known as on media homes to ignore such speculations.
Ize-Iyamu mentioned he was shocked after seeing experiences alleging he begged Governor Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, to return to APC after the election.
The APC chieftain mentioned that whereas he was but to reply to the primary report, one other one emerged.
“I’ll restate that I by no means begged him to return after the election. I intentionally didn’t reply once I noticed all that hearsay on social media with individuals tagging me in them,” Mayaki mentioned in an announcement to DAILY POST.
“Now I noticed one other report within the media stating that APC leaders are mounting stress on me to simply accept defeat.
“In all equity to the Nationwide management of my celebration, they by no means mounted any stress on me. So I’m wondering the place their supply bought info from. The general public reposes loads of belief within the media for genuine info. What occurs when this belief is betrayed?”
On the subsequent step to take after the election, Ize-Iyamu maintained that he had not but made up his thoughts.
“I already tweeted that I’m finding out the consequence and consulting broadly on my subsequent line of motion. Speculative reporting have to be condemned.”
The previous governorship candidate mentioned that he’ll let his supporters know when he makes up his thoughts.