- A chieftain of the APC, Ahmed Suleiman Wambai has disclosed how his party financed governorship candidates in some states
- Wambai stated that the party spent billions to ensure victory in Imo, Kwara, Gombe, Zamfara, and Benue state
- The APC chieftain disclosed that the party raised the funds through the sale of nomination forms
A chieftain of the APC, Ahmed Suleiman Wambai has claimed that his party spent billions of naira to ensure that it won the governorship elections in Imo, Kwara, Gombe, Zamfara, and Benue state.
Wambai, who is the immediate past national vice chairman, north-central of the party made the disclosure in an interview with the Sun newspapers.
He said the former chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole gave billions of naira to governorship candidates in some states to enable the party emerge victorious in the polls.
Wambai said the money was sourced by the party through the sale of nomination forms.
The APC chieftain said.
"He (Oshiomhole) was the only person that gave some governorship candidates of some states we desired to win like Imo, Kwara, Gombe and Zamfara N1 billion each, Benue, about N700 million. We did all these from the purse of the party."
Wambai also claimed that governors on the platform of the APC were against Oshiomhole because of their 2023 ambitions.
According to him:
"They are against him because 2023 election is around the corner. Some of them want to be the next president, some want to be the vice president but they forgot that only God Almighty determines who becomes the next president and vice president. Many of them are living in illusion."
Meanwhile, Wambai also raised the possibilities of the court removing Godwin Obaseki as governor of Edo state.
He pointed out that there were two grounds on which the courts could nullify the election of the Edo state governor.
The APC chieftain, who seemed confident about his stance, argued that his party is going to reclaim Edo state technical on grounds.
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