Nigeria’s former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has faulted claims made against APC Presidential candidate, General Muha
mmadu Buhari, in a documentary broadcast on one of Nigeria’s private TV stations, the African Independent Television, (AIT), which he tagged, “AIT/GEJ Lied To Nigerians.”
Mallam El-Rufai , a former Director of General of Nigeria’s privatization agency BPE, who remains an active voice on social-political matters in the country, took to social media early Wednesday, to counter claims raised in AIT’s documentary “The Real Buhari”— reflecting a negative personae of the ex-military head of state, while in government.
Malam El-Rufai cited nine cases, of erroneous claims and misleading allegations against the main opposition party leader, indicting President Goodluck Jonathan as a peddler of lies, even as media reports have alleged that a sum of N5million naira was paid to the television station to air the documentary, a few days to the Presidential elections.
Documentary: The Lies Of AIT/GEJ
AIT/GEJ Lied To Nigerians
El-Rufai concludes by saying The AIT documentary on Buhari will not make him less popular.
The documentary which has attracted mixed reactions from Nigerians, especially political supporters of the APC leader who view it as a desperate move by President Jonathan’s ruling party, the PDP, to swing waning political following in his favour of the incumbent, ahead of the February 14 presidential election.