A former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has spoken on a well-circulated report where she was quoted to have declared her support for President Muhammadu Buhari, Daily Post reports.
The former Minister described the report as false, adding that it was the handiwork of desperate people.
Reports emerged on the pages of some dailies where the economic guru was also quoted to have said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was planning to return to power to hold the nation to ransom once again.
She was quoted to have said that the ex-Generals were ‘murmuring’ because they know Buhari won’t renew their oil blocs
Mrs. Iweala was also said to have stated that socio-cultural groups were angry because no more Ghana Must Go bags to support Buhari.
On the newspaper page, she was also quoted to have attacked royal fathers; corrupt religious leaders; corrupt legislators; corrupt civil servants, and so on.
But sharing the newspaper’s page on Twitter, Ngozi warned that more of such news may still be circulated, but they should be considered fake.
“This is false and in line with other false messages, including the audio that was released previously.
“Please note that similar mischievous messages may circulate but it is the work of desperate people.”