Count Me Out of Atiku Campaign List – Ex Ondo Governor Mimiko  declares 

Former governor  of Ondo State,Dr Olusegun Mimiko has distant self from the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Council.

Mimiko ,in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Digital Communications ,John Paul Akinduro,described  the report and the list that triggered the controversy  as fake and a deliberate attempt to muddle things up and smear his reputation
The former governor clarfied that he was committed to the agitation of governor Nyesome Wike led caucus of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP).
Mimiko said ” I am  fully subscribes to the agitation by his colleagues and other stakeholders in PDP and the generality of Nigerians that the PDP structure must reflect Nigeria’s diversity, if it genuinely wants to unify a visibly divided country.
“It must be stated with emphasis that Dr. Mimiko was neither consulted by anyone nor consented to his inclusion in any Ondo state PDP Presidential Campaign Council list.
“For the avoidance of doubt and to set the record straight, Dr Mimiko is unwavering in his commitment to the principle of equity, fairness and justice through which he believes a credible push for a PDP victory is possible.
“Dr Olusegun Mimiko has been inundated with calls and messages from the general public, and his political friends and concerned individuals around the nation; and in particular, his teeming supporters across the length and breadth of Ondo State, seeking clarity on a fake news making the rounds since yesterday that he had ditched Governors Nyesom Wike, Seyi Makinde and their colleagues governors, and abandoned the agitation for regional equity within the PDP; and in particular, making a party member of southern extraction its the national chairman before the 2023 election.” the statement  said

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