On Monday, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili threatened a lawsuit against Vanguard newspaper for a story which had claimed that the former minister had blamed Buhari for the economic recession.
The paper has now published an apology for the story To Her;
“Apology to Oby Ezekwesili – Vanguard News
APOLOGY On September 12, 2016 edition of Vanguard , we published a story purportedly from the whatsApp message of former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili, blaming President Muhammed Buhari for Nigeria’s economic woes.
We have since discovered that the Mrs. Ezekwesili did not make the comment . We hereby retract the comment and sincerely apologize to the Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili. It was not our intention to denigrate her or pitch her against the government.” -Editor