Gota refutes social media posts

Published : 9:12 am  July 19, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 

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Untitled-7Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday refuted reports circulating in the social media purported to be from the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, claiming to have appointed Gotabaya as the Presidential Candidate for 2020.

 

Reports that I have been appointed the Presidential Candidate for 2020 are false

 

“I wish to inform that a fake media release circulating in social media, purported to be from former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, claiming to have appointed me as the Presidential Candidate for 2020.


“It is totally inaccurate and is an attempt by certain parties to mislead and confuse the people and political stakeholders,” the former Defence Secretary said in a Facebook post. 

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