NNPC refutes stories of bribe to NANS, funding of vote procuring for in Ondo •Considers appropriate action in opposition to Sahara Newshounds, Nairaland
The Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Corporation has refuted stories in a a part of the media alleging that it paid bribe to the Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian Students (NANS) and offered funds for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to prefer votes in the true concluded Ondo Impart gubernatorial election.
In a assertion by the Crew Total Supervisor, Crew Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, the Corporation described the stories as sportive and contrived allegations, with none substance after all, ostensibly designed to attend the selfish ends of their sponsors to raise NNPC to disrepute and tarnish the Corporation’s image.
On the alleged bribe or Covid-19 palliative to NANS published by Saharareporters, NNPC confirmed that it bought a letter dated April 22, 2020, from NANS signed by one Comrade Danielson Akpan, asking for for monetary increase to allow the affiliation present palliatives to varsity students who were stranded at various colleges throughout the lockdown, a query the Corporation could possibly per chance no longer honour as a consequence of the recent conditions and monetary constraints thrown up by the world oil market meltdown.
Pertaining to the allegation of providing funds to increase a political rating together, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in procuring for votes throughout the Ondo Impart gubernatorial election published by Nairaland, the Corporation explained that the NNPC is owned by the Federation and certainly, all Nigerians, as a consequence of this truth, it is non-partisan and doesn’t decide in sponsorship of political events or causes.
NNPC called on Saharareporters and Nairaland to purchase the stories failing which it is miles also compelled to glimpse appropriate redress as appropriate.
It also entreated individuals of the public to discountenance the stories, stressing that they were a crass show veil of unprofessionalism with predetermined conclusions aimed at serving the selfish functions of their sponsors.
Dr. Kennie Obateru
Crew Total Supervisor
Crew Public Affairs Division
Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Corporation
NNPC Towers, Abuja.
16th October, 2020.