A 23-second video surfaced on Twitter on Friday, suggesting that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, was seen campaigning for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate.
The video was a mashup of short clips and pictures showing Makinde and Tinubu on different occasions.
The video’s audio was muted and replaced with a background music.
VERIFICATION: Daily Trust subjected the video to verification and it was revealed that the first clip used in the video in circulation was from a campaign video the Oyo State PDP candidate posted, urging the people of the state to re-elect him in the upcoming election.
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The original video also shows some of his track records and why he should be re-elected as governor of the state.
Similarly, a picture attached at the end of the video showing Makinde and Tinubu was photographed last year.
Other pictures used in the video were also picked from Makinde’s campaign clips and merged to mislead the public and sway support for the APC presidential candidate.
CONCLUSION: Daily Trust can confirm that the video in circulation is false and was shared to mislead the public.