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Jonathan denies spending N2trillion on elections

Jonathan denies spending N2trillion on elections

Fola Akintomide

President Goodluck Jonathan has denied reports that he and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spent N2tn for campaigns during the just-concluded general elections, reports Premium Times.

President Jonathan was responding to a report in Punch newspapers alleging that he has called for a probe on how the amount was spent without the desired victory in the polls.

President Jonathan’s denial was contained in a statement issued by his spokesman, Reuben Abati on Sunday.

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Abati noted that the story was written to ridicule President Jonathan.

He stated that since the March 28 and April 11 elections, some persons have continued to work very hard to diminish the Jonathan Presidency.