NNPC refutes studies of bribe to NANS, funding of vote buying in Ondo •Considers real motion against Sahara Reporters, Nairaland
The Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Corporation has refuted studies in a half of the media alleging that it paid bribe to the Nationwide Association of Nigerian College students (NANS) and provided funds for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to have interaction votes in the real concluded Ondo Articulate gubernatorial election.
In a assertion by the Neighborhood Overall Manager, Neighborhood Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, the Corporation described the studies as sportive and contrived allegations, with none substance in spite of all the pieces, ostensibly designed to aid the egocentric 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 printed by Saharareporters, NNPC confirmed that it obtained a letter dated April 22, 2020, from NANS signed by one Comrade Danielson Akpan, asking for for financial enhance to enable the affiliation present palliatives to school students who were stranded at varied colleges during the lockdown, a inquire of the Corporation might perchance perchance perchance not honour consequently of the irregular conditions and financial constraints thrown up by the area oil market meltdown.
Touching on the allegation of providing funds to improve a political celebration, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in buying votes during the Ondo Articulate gubernatorial election printed by Nairaland, the Corporation outlined that the NNPC is owned by the Federation and indeed, all Nigerians, consequently of this truth, it’s non-partisan and doesn’t defend in sponsorship of political events or causes.
NNPC called on Saharareporters and Nairaland to pick out the studies failing which it might perchance perchance perchance be pressured to undercover agent real redress as appropriate.
It also entreated participants of the general public to discountenance the studies, stressing that they were a crass label of unprofessionalism with predetermined conclusions geared in the direction of serving the egocentric capabilities of their sponsors.
Dr. Kennie Obateru
Neighborhood Overall Manager
Neighborhood Public Affairs Division
Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Corporation
NNPC Towers, Abuja.
16th October, 2020.