Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has denied news on the social media that he has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Adeyeye, former Minister of State for Works had announced his resignation from the PDP some weeks ago.
In a statement on Monday by Director of Media, Prince Adedayo Adeyeye Movement (PAAM), Niyi Ojo, Adeyeye described the claims that he has joined the APC as a deliberate falsehood, urging members of the public to disregard same.
The social media has been awash with reports suggesting that Adeyeye has moved to the APC after an alleged visit to Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun in Abeokuta.
He said: “There are deliberate falsehood and blackmail trending on social media that Prince Adeyeye and his supporters have defected to APC with a promise of N200million to be sourced by Governor Amosun of Ogun State.
“The rumours emanated from Prime Reporters, a blog owned and managed by Governor Fayose’s Media aide, Lere Olayinka, whose life achievement as a journalist is to libel, blackmail and malign the integrity of any person apart from who is presently feeding him.
“We call on the general public to disregard the write up as the figment of the imagination of the author.
“Prince Adeyeye has the right to any political association of his choice and he knows how to unveil his new platform without recourse to yellow journalism as evidenced from the publication of falsehood to the general public.
“We assured all lovers and admirers of Prince Adeyeye that in a matter of days a broad-based platform for the realization of him ambition shall be made known after extensive consultations and deliberations.”