A former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has said he is not into arms deals as alleged in some quarters and threatened legal action against those blackmailing him.
Sheriff who contested for the office of APC national chairman, in a statement by his media aide, Alhaji Babandede Isa, also denied being in the 2023 presidential race.
Sheriff said the appearance of his campaign posters in strategic places across the country was the handiwork of mischief-makers.
The statement reads, “It has come to the notice of Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff, a former two-term governor of Borno State that a serving senator has again started his propaganda war against his person, insinuating and making up infantile allegations against him.
“This is especially with regard to a campaign poster in circulation purporting that Sheriff is running for the presidency in 2023 with a popular politician from the South-South and the allegations that he is into arms deals.
“We, therefore, warn that he stops all such negative propaganda war against the respected Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff forthwith, else we will be forced to take legal actions against him and his co-travellers.
“Sen. Ali-Modu Sheriff disassociates himself from the campaign posters currently in circulation in parts of the country and any form of arms dealing.”