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Abuja property owner dismisses allegation against VP’s daughter

Written by Maritime First

…As APC warns of sanctioning members filing court cases against Caretaker committee

Dr Ayuba Musa, the landlord of the property housing the company, GLAM’D Africa, has dismissed Mr Jackson Ude’s claims concerning the ownership of the house.

Musa’s reaction was sequel to a social media post by Ude, a New York based blogger, that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s daughter, Kiki, owns the property which houses her company, GLAM’D Africa.

The landlord, in a disclaimer he signed on Friday in Abuja, said the property was never, at any point in time, sold to the Vice President’s daughter or to anyone.

Musa said that he remained the rightful owner of the property and that all documents on the house were still carrying his name and challenged anyone in doubt to check with the FCT authorities.

“In reaction to the recent reports on social media with regards to the above mentioned property, I write to declare that I, Dr Ayuba Z Musa, am the rightful owner of the said property located at No. 40 Durban Street, Wuse 2, Abuja.

“I have all my documents which are duly registered with the Abuja Geographic Information Systems (AGIS).

“I have never at any point sold or have agreed to sell my property to GLAM’D Africa, Miss Osinbajo or to any other person; this is completely false,” he said.

According to him, Osinbajo’s daughter is his tenant and has been since April 12, 2017, adding that the tenancy was recently renewed for an additional period of one year.

Ude, had through his platform, recently claimed that the suspended EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, had confessed to giving N4 billion to the Vice President.

He further reported in another post that part of the money was used to purchase the property at Wuse 2, Abuja for GLAM’D Africa.

In the meantime, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has threatened to sanction any member found behind court case against the National caretaker committee.

Mr Tunde Balogun, the APC Chairman, Lagos State Chapter, issued the warning in a statement on Saturday.

“We have seen a report in a national newspaper that a purported APC member in Lagos State had instituted a case at a Federal High Court against the party’s National Caretaker Committee.

“We believe the person who instituted the suit is not a member of our party because it is highly doubtful that a bona-fide party member in Lagos in good standing will initiate such an action. We will, however, investigate the matter.

“Here, I want to reiterate the stance of the APC in Lagos. No party member should file a court action regarding the recent National Executive Committee meeting of the party in Abuja.

“(This is) particularly if that person has not even sought to initiate internal conflict resolution processes to resolve any dispute he may have with the NEC decisions,” he said

The chairman said filing any such legal action is clearly against the spirit and letters of the party’s constitution.

Balogun noted that the resolve against institution of any court case by any member was in consonance with the constitution of the party.

He said that Lagos APC would not turn a blind eye to the flouting of the constitution in such manner.

According to him, we are trying to restore order and decorum to the party and thus no member should seek to sow confusion.

Balogun said that any party member involved in the institution of any such case should withdraw the case from court forthwith.

He said that failure to do so will subject that party member to sanctions enumerated in the constitution, which might include suspension or expulsion.

Balogun said that no party could flourish when members engaged in instituting frivolous court cases for the sole purpose of causing disunity and turmoil.

He said that the action was an act of gross indiscipline which could not be sustained and would not be allowed.

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