Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo claims he is ready to renounce his constitutional immunity to “enable the most robust adjudication” of several unfounded accusations, insinuations and falsehoods against him and his office.
Latest Nigeria News reports that the Vice President made this statement on the microblogging site, Twitter, Wednesday, September 25th.
In the tweets, VP Osinbajo noted that he has instructed on the commencement of legal action against two individuals, Timi Frank and Katch Ononuju, the originators of the “odious falsehoods.”
Osinbajo tweeted: “In the past few days, a spate of reckless and malicious falsehoods have been peddled in the media against me by a group of malicious individuals.
“The defamatory and misleading assertions invented by this clique had mostly been making the social media rounds anonymously.
“I have today instructed the commencement of legal action against two individuals, one Timi Frank and another Katch Ononuju, who have put their names to these odious falsehoods.
“I will waive my constitutional immunity to enable the most robust adjudication of these claims of libel and malicious falsehood,” Osinbajo’s tweets added.
I will waive my constitutional immunity to enable the most robust adjudication of these claims of libel and malicious falsehood.
— Prof Yemi Osinbajo (@ProfOsinbajo) September 25, 2019