NNPC refutes experiences of bribe to NANS, funding of vote procuring in Ondo •Considers appropriate trip in opposition to Sahara Journalists, Nairaland
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has refuted experiences in a allotment of the media alleging that it paid bribe to the National Association of Nigerian College students (NANS) and equipped funds for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to purchase votes within the comely concluded Ondo Affirm gubernatorial election.
In a press open by the Community Total Supervisor, Community Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, the Corporation described the experiences as naughty and contrived allegations, without any substance basically, ostensibly designed to back the selfish ends of their sponsors to bring NNPC to disrepute and tarnish the Corporation’s image.
On the alleged bribe or Covid-19 palliative to NANS revealed by Saharareporters, NNPC confirmed that it got a letter dated April 22, 2020, from NANS signed by one Comrade Danielson Akpan, soliciting for for monetary strengthen to enable the association present palliatives to school students who’ve been stranded at various colleges all the best blueprint thru the lockdown, a requirement the Corporation could possibly no longer honour as a result of the outlandish conditions and monetary constraints thrown up by the area oil market meltdown.
Relating to the allegation of offering funds to bolster a political birthday party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in procuring votes all the best blueprint thru the Ondo Affirm gubernatorial election revealed by Nairaland, the Corporation defined that the NNPC is owned by the Federation and indeed, all Nigerians, as a result of this truth, it is non-partisan and would now not tackle in sponsorship of political parties or causes.
NNPC called on Saharareporters and Nairaland to salvage the experiences failing which it can be compelled to compare appropriate redress as appropriate.
It also informed people of the final public to discountenance the experiences, stressing that they have been a crass present of unprofessionalism with predetermined conclusions aimed at serving the selfish purposes of their sponsors.
Dr. Kennie Obateru
Community Total Supervisor
Community Public Affairs Division
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
NNPC Towers, Abuja.
16th October, 2020.