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 strain from the APC leaders to just 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 reviews alleging he begged Governor Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion, 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 after I noticed all that hearsay on social media with folks 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 strain on me to just accept defeat.
“In all equity to the Nationwide management of my get together, they by no means mounted any strain on me. So I ponder the place their supply obtained data from. The general public reposes a number of belief within the media for genuine data. 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 end result and consulting broadly on my subsequent line of motion. Speculative reporting should be condemned.”
The previous governorship candidate mentioned that he’ll let his supporters know when he makes up his thoughts.