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Allocation of office to wife of Senate President is not true- Official

Mr. Eseme Eyiboh, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President has debunked reports that an office was created for the wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Unoma Akpabio, in the National Assembly.

Eyiboh, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the story showed that it was essentially designed to malign and disparage the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio.

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“A story of 20 paragraphs on the creation of an imaginary office for the wife of the Senate President uses three paragraphs on the unfounded issue.

“And the remaining 17 paragraphs were used for recitation of unrelated fables and other innuendos.

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“For emphasis to the unguarded who may be prone to the fake news merchandise, Mrs. Ekaette Unoma Akpabio has no office in the National Assembly and there is no intention towards that.

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“Her only relationship with the National Assembly is that her husband is the President of the Senate and by virtue of that, as with his predecessors, she is president of the Senators’ Wives Association of Nigeria,” Eyiboh said. (NAN)


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