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I didn’t offer Tinubu VP slot – Jonathan

Kenny Awotorebo

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said there was no truth in the claim by a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, that he offered the former Lagos State governor the opportunity to serve as Vice President in a proposed Interim National Government.

Jonathan, who spoke with State House correspondents in Abuja through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, described Tinubu’s claim as absurd and ridiculous.

Tinubu had, in a statement by his media office on Thursday, claimed that the recent attacks on his person were because he rejected the offer by Jonathan to serve as the Vice President in an ING.