The All progressives Congress ( APC) on Sunday stated that it did not congratulate David Mark of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded Benue South rerun election.
In a statement by the National Secretary of the Party, Mai Mala Buni, described the said congratulatory message to Mark in online publications as false.
“The attention of the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to some false online publications reporting that the party has congratulated David Mark, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in Saturday’s Benue South Senatorial rerun election.The APC has not issued any congratulatory message on the Benue South Senatorial rerun election.
“The congratulatory message purportedly obtained from a twitter handle, @APCNigeria did not emanate from the party. The purported twitter message itself is not credited to any APC official. The general public is advised to ignore the false message, “it said.
The party reiterated that only the National Chairman and the National Secretary officially speaks for the party.