INEC denies Atiku offered Adamawa Resident Electoral Commission $1m bribe

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The Independent National Electoral Commission says PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, never offered the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Adamawa State, Kashim Gaidam, $1m or a house in Dubai.

INEC said this in a Facebook post while reacting to social media rumours that Atiku had compromised the Adamawa elections.

A report which trended on social media on Monday read in part, “Breaking News: I rejected Atiku’s $1m bribe plus a house in Dubai- Adamawa REC”.

While responding to the post, however, INEC wrote, that the Adamawa INEC REC completely dissociates himself from the allegation that he had an offer of $1m and a house in Dubai as no offer whatsoever was ever made to him by anyone.

The INEC REC, who threatened court action against those behind the news, emphasised that he had never met Atiku in his life.

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