- Some notable APC chieftains in the southeast have been berated by the PDP
- The ruling party chieftains had recently said they would deploy seen and unseen forces to win the coming election in Anambra
- In response, the opposition party said this means the APC wants to use another means to grab power
As the Anambra governorship election draws near, the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has blasted some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Specifically, the party took a swipe at the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, and the Imo state governor, Hope Uzodimma.
The two had allegedly earlier commented that they will deploy ‘seen and unseen forces’ to win the November 6 governorship election for the APC.
Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, Anambra state chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), described the comments as an open admission of a plot to use undemocratic means to grab power.
“We are not under a military regime. So, I don’t know what they are taking over. And their seen and unseen hands, if he is expectant of his ‘Supreme Court judgment’ he should be told point blank that is not possible in Anambra.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Ayodele Peter Fayose, former Ekiti state governor, maintained his interest in becoming Nigeria's next president if opportunity permits.
Fayose who made the disclosure in an interview on Wednesday, February 24, stated that the office of the president is a noble one.
While reiterating his earlier stance about his presidential ambition, Fayose noted that the only interest he has is that a PDP president must be put in place.
In another report, the new chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Abdulrasheed Bawa was on Sunday, February 28, advised by the PDP to avoid possible pitfalls associated with his office.
In a statement deemed as an encouragement, the PDP warned Bawa not to repeat the errors of his predecessor.
The major Nigerian opposition party urged him to stay away from party politics which in its opinion ruined Magu's image, that of the agency and trust in its effort to stamp out graft in the country.
The PDP pleaded with the new appointee not to succumb to the pressure of being used by politicians to harass, persecute, intimidate their opponents.
Aanu Adegun is a politics and current affairs content editor at Legit.ng with over 7 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. Aanu, who is also a creative writer has written books and children magazines. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. Aanu is also a satirist.