Benjamin Kalu, Candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, for House of Representatives, Bende Federal Constituency, has stated that a school run by his opponent, candidate of PDP, Chima Anyaso will soon be converted to Government property.
Mr. Kalu claimed that the land where the school is situated was a government land and therefore, will soon be reclaimed by the government.
Kalu stated this during Abia election debate organised by the media houses based in Abia State, aired on Flow FM, on 15th January, 2019.
The debate has candidates; Chima Anyaso of PDP and Benjamin Kalu of APC.
Selling out his manifesto, Chima, said he believes in education and it’s one of the reasons he is running a free education in a school built through his foundation, Ahuoma Anyaso Education Foundation, in his country home in Igbere, Abia State.
However, the statement was countered by the APC candidate, Ben Kalu, who claimed that the school operated by Anyaso, is situated in a government land and was not even running a free education.
According to him, “the school you’re talking about does not run a free education and it’s situated on government land and very soon it will be converted to government property, Kalu told Anyaso.
Anyaso, in defensive noted that the land in question is his land, that he bought it with his own money and he is ready to tender the full (C.of.O) document if the need be.
The duo had a little misunderstanding which led Anyaso to exit the studio where the debate was held.
Meanwhile, fact-check by ABACITYBLOG proves that the school is indeed running a free education.
Speaking to our reporter, a source said; “Yes, the school has been running a free education and it’s owned by Chima Anyaso through his education foundation.
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