The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has raised the alarm over a video of her last appearance before the House of Representatives Committee on Finance, which she claimed was doctored.
A statement by her media aide, Mr Paul Nwabuikwu said the video, which had been uploaded by an online medium was substantially different from the one which was independently captured and broadcast by a popular private television, which many Nigerians have seen.
According to the statement, the video uploaded by the online medium was edited to leave out important aspects with the clear intention to make the minister look like the aggressor during the appearance.
Describing this portrayal as false, the statement pointed out that many aspects of the encounter, which captured the provocation of the Chair of the Committee were edited out to give a wrong impression.
He therefore urged Nigerians to disregard the video.