Police detain Niger APC chairman over alleged financial misappropriation

Police detain Niger APC chairman over alleged financial misappropriation

- The Niger state police command has detained the chairman of the APC in the state, Mohammad Imam, over allegations of financial misappropriation

- The Mohammad was reportedly detained after the party’s financial secretary and auditor accused him of financial misappropriation

- The incident was confirmed by the spokesperson of the Niger state APC, Idris Abini

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The Niger state police command has detained the chairman of the APC in the state, Mohammad Imam, over allegations of financial misappropriation.

The Mohammad was reportedly detained after the party’s financial secretary and auditor accused him of financial misappropriation.

Police detain Niger APC chairman over alleged misappropriation

Mohammad Imam was detained over allegations of financial misappropriation. Photo credits: Premium Times
Source: UGC

The Nation newspaper reported that the chairman was invited by the police on Tuesday evening, June 2, and detained overnight before being released.

The incident was confirmed by the spokesperson of the Niger state APC, Idris Abini.

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Abini however stated that the chairman has been released.

“Yes, the chairman was detained. He slept at the CID last night but all is past as he has been released now. We are on our way back to the party secretariat,” he said.

In another report, to make certain his resolve to contest in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Edo, Governor Godwin Obaseki has picked and submitted his form.

Obaseki submitted the nomination and expression of interest form at the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday, June 3.

The form was received by Barrister Emma Ibidiro, the national organising secretary, The Nation reported.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the APC's gubernatorial aspirant in Edo, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, had reacted to claims that he had quit the governorship race.

Ize-Iyamu described the report as laughable attempts by his detractors to mislead Nigerians, party members and supporters.

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The politician added that the false claims were fabricated by those who are afraid of challenging him at the polls during the forthcoming election.

Ize-Iyamu, therefore, called on the public to disregard the rumours propagated by persons who lack credibility.

Ize-Iyamu described the report as laughable attempts by his detractors to mislead Nigerians, party members and supporters.

The politician added that the false claims were fabricated by those who are afraid of challenging him at the polls during the forthcoming election. Ize-Iyamu, therefore, called on the public to disregard the rumours propagated by persons who lack credibility.

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