Investigative journalist, Jackson Ude has responded to the threats of legal action by Big Brother Naija ‘shine ya eyes’ finalist, Pere Egbi’s over allegations of affairs with Kogi State First Lady, Rashida Yahaya Bello.
Recall that Jackson Ude had tweeted an allegation that the reality was having an affair with Rashida Bello,questioning why the reality star was always around her.
In the now deleted tweet, Ude claimed that the news spreading around Abuja was that Pere and Rashida Bello are lovers as they had been sighted severally at the Hilton Hotel Abuja.
Jackson Ude added that the gist making rounds is that Rashida had gifted Egbi N5 million naira when they first met.
“Why is #BBNaija Pere Egbi all over the place with Kogi First Lady, Rashida Bello? Gist around Abuja says that they are lovers. Egbi and Mrs Bello are said to have been sighted severally at the Hilton Hotel Abuja. The gist is that when they first met, First Lady gifted Egbi N5 million”.
Shutting down the reports, Pere Egbi threatened legal action against the journalist.
He described the publication as a demonic lie and a figment of a diseased imagination of Jackson.
He vowed to sue him to court.
“For the records, the publication about me and the First Lady of Kogi State is a demonic lie and a figment of a diseased imagination of Jackson Ode and those retweeting that rubbish, they must answer me in court both in Nigeria and in the United States of America where he is based”.
Replying him, Jackson Ude questioned who the singer is as he advised him to keep quiet.
Jackson Ude threatened to release the video he had with him if the actor fails to keep his name from his mouth.
Clarifying the reason why he deleted the tweet, he stated that senior officials pleaded with him to do so but he is ready to release it if the actor tries tackling him.
He tweeted, “Who the hell is #BBNaija Pere Egbi? They better advice him to keep quiet. If I hear or see my name on his mention again, I will release the video and damn it. I deleted earlier tweet because senior officials pleaded. But if he wants to flex muscles with me, try me!”.