By Ebi Kesiena
President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has rubbished rumors’ accusing him of endorsing Nigerian Presidential Candidate Peter Obi.
According to the president, some faceless persons have been forging a social media message purporting to be coming from him to the All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate (APC) in Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
The content of the message, as revealed by President Akufo-Addo, asks the APC’s candidate to take care of his health and make way for Peter Obi of the opposition Labour Party (LP) to succeed outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a tweet spotted by Modernghana News, the President described the message as false and mischievous.
“My attention has been drawn to a disturbing post making the rounds on social media, where it is alleged I have written to the 2023 presidential candidate of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to give peter obi a chance and seek treatment for his health.
“this is completely false and mischievous, with no iota of truth whatsoever in it,” he said.
He explained that, given Ghana and Nigeria’s growing peace and unity, such a message would never cross his mind.
“I have written no such letter to the APC leader, and it will not occur to me to do so. Ghana and Nigeria boast of decades of cordial, strong and brotherly relations, and i am not going to be the one to interfere in the internal affairs and politics of Nigeria,” President Akufo-Addo’s post states.