- The national auditor of the PDP has reacted to allegations that he accused Uche Secondus of fraud
- Mai Mustapha on Thursday, February 25, at a press briefing, denied the viral reports going around on social media
- According to Mustapha, he never made any allegation of financial impropriety
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national auditor, Mai Mustapha, has dismissed media reports claiming that he accused the national chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, of financial recklessness.
Mustapha while speaking during a media briefing at the PDP national headquarters, Abuja, on Thursday, February 25, expressed shock at the report, saying he never made such an allegation, The Punch reports.
Allegations had surfaced on social media that he accused Secondus of financial impropriety at the National Working Committee (NWC) meeting.
According to the auditor, the routine memo deliberated in the NWC meeting was misrepresented in the media to achieve a sinister purpose against the party.
PDP finally speaks on alleged plans to sack national chairman
In a related development, the opposition party dismissed reports claiming it is plotting to remove its national chairman as being claimed in some quarters.
The party's spokesperson, said on Wednesday, February 17, that the party is united and is already working on taking over from the APC in 2023.
PDP finally lifts suspension on members
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that following the recommendations of its committee, the PDP has announced that it has lifted the suspension placed on seven of its members in the House of Representatives.
The members included Ndudi Elumelu, Wole Oke, Lynda Ikpeazu, Anayo Edwin, Gideon Gwani, Toby Okechukwu and Adekoya Addul-majid.
The party in a statement issued on Thursday, February 18, by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said that the decision was based on the recommendations of a committee set on issues relating to the suspension.
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