Femi Fani-Kayode APC paid N5BN for Buhari’s Chatham House appearance, PDP spokesperson says

Fani-Kayode also said that Buhari had initially arrived in London to receive medical attention but the APC had quickly arranged the event to ward off suspicion.

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The spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organization, Femi Fani-Kayode has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of paying N5 billion for the recent Chatham House appearance of its Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari.

Fani-Kayode also said that Buhari had initially arrived in London to receive medical attention but the APC had quickly arranged the event to ward off suspicion.

The PDP spokesperson made the comments during a press conference held in Abuja on Sunday, March 1.

“The APC leaders begged for the speaking engagement and we are reliably informed that they paid for it. The information at our disposal indicates that no less than N5 billion was budgeted for the London jamboree,” Fani-Kayode said.

He added that the guests in the hall where the event held were paid to attend and that most of them were Nigerian students studying in the Republic of Ireland on a scholarship by the Rivers State Government.

“The students were threatened that their scholarships would be withdrawn if they refused to participate in the rally. This was the show of shame that General Buhari has got himself involved in. Sadly Chatham House offered its prestigious platform to sell a bad product to the world,” Fani Kayode said.

Fani-Kayode also challenged the APC to contradict the allegations if it could.

The PDP spokesperson was earlier accused of hiring protesters to disrupt Buhari’s Chatham House appearance.

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