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CLAIM: Adeleke said in a tweet “Our mandate will not be stolen this time, It Is fire for fire”


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CONTEXT: On July 8, 2022, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted an image with the caption “the People’s Love will not be taken for granted. Come July 16th our mandate will not be stolen again. “This time it is fire for fire”

VERIFICATION: The investigation carried out by CDD Fact checkers revealed that the caption was not from the verified Twitter handle of the PDP Governorship Candidate Ademola  Adeleke. Our findings show that what was tweeted made by the senator on the said date reads “the peoples love will not be taken for granted. July 16th  Imole.

CONCLUSION: CDD fact-checkers can confirm that mischief makers manipulated the claim to cause confusion and trigger Violence. CDD can confirm this claim is False

CDD is urging members of the public to verify from certified source before sharing any news report especially, from a random WhatsApp status

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