Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo has warned reporters to ensure best practices in journalism and reframe from misquoting him on issues.
He gave the warning while responding to a statement falsely credited to him which reads
‘Soludo Mocks Peter Obi, Says LP Will Labour In Vain’
In a statement Signed by Christian Aburime, Press Secretary to the Governor , it reads
‘The above statement allegedly credited to Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR is totally false and unfounded
Our checks reveal the statement was a total misrepresentation by an overzealous reporter who was not among the journalists present when Governor Soludo spoke extempore during his interaction with some audience after his 100 days in office media broadcast
The above statement could best be described as an attempt by some misguided elements to cause disaffection between the Labour Party Presidential candidate, His Excellency, Peter Obi and his party leadership
We therefore wish to caution those wishing to cause mischief by publishing false and misleading stories to desist from doing so
The public should please disregard the entire statement as it never emanated from Governor Soludo.