I have not joined APC – Gbenga Daniel speaks out

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Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has debunked media reports that he has joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

A former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode quoted Daniel as saying this during a private conversation today.

Fani-Kayode tweeted, “My friend and brother Gbenga Daniel just reached me and assured me that, contrary to media reports, he has NOT joined APC. I am glad to hear that. I appreciate the clarification.”

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Fani-Kayode screenshot

The tweet, which was immediately deleted, came hours after Fani-Kayode appeared to blame Daniel for allegedly contributing to the loss of PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the February 23 presidential election.

Recall that several media organisations, including The Heraldon Sunday reported Daniel saying that his supporters were pressurising him to lead to join the ruling APC.

But reacting, Fani-Kayodetweeted:

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John is a University of Lagos-trained journalist. His views are always the end products of a deliberate search for information and knowledge. He has read almost every novel written by Chinua Achebe, Jeffrey Archer and Dan Brown. He is an expert Scrabble and draughts player who is also excellent at swimming. If you know the capitals of 45 African countries by heart, then you are exactly like him.

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