Action Democratic Congress (ADC) presidential candidate, Mr Dumebi Kachikwu, has said allegations of tax evasion and fraud leveled against him are untrue, baseless and politically motivated.
An online newspaper had alleged that a U.S. Court had ordered the confiscation of Kachikwu’s property over tax evasion.
The online platform also alleged that Kachikwu was indicted for fraud in the past and therefore not a first time offender.
Reacting to the allegations, Kachikwu, in a statement, blamed his political opponent for a smear campaign against him.
The statement reads: “Yesterday, I was inundated with calls and messages over a libellous and defamatory publication by an online blog known as People’s Gazette.
“The publication not only accused me of tax evasion but also accused me of delivering cash bribes to a former US Congressman. These are untrue. Here are the facts of the matter:
“A few days ago, my campaign team received information that one of the aspirants who…