2023: PDP Raises Alarm, Claims APC is Using EFCC to Harass Opposition Politicians

2023: PDP Raises Alarm, Claims APC is Using EFCC to Harass Opposition Politicians

  • The PDP recently raised an alarm over the alleged use of the EFCC by the ruling party to hound its leaders ahead of the 2023 general elections
  • The party's spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan on Sunday, August 22, berated the ruling party’s administration
  • Nevertheless, Ologbondiyan said efforts by the APC leaders to intimidate, harass and use anti-graft agencies to weaken the PDP leaders ahead of the 2023 general elections would fail

FCT, Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised an alarm over the alleged use of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to hound and harass its leaders to cow and weaken opposition ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The Guardian reports that the party disclosed this in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Sunday, August 22.

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The party claimed that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been rejected by Nigerians, having failed woefully.

PDP raises alarm, claims APC is using EFCC to hound opposition politicians
The opposition PDP accuses the APC of coercing its members to abdicate the mandate of the people and join the ruling party. Photo credit: Prince Uche Secondus
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It stated further that any form of intimidation, harassment and use of anti-graft agencies to clampdown on its leaders ahead of the poll, would fail.

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The Punch also reports that the opposition party reveals the alleged move by the APC to coerce its members to forsake the mandate of the people and join the ruling party.

The PDP thereby called on the EFCC chairman to quickly intervene and protects its party further plot ahead of the 2023 general elections.

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Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has again revealed what was done to him by the presidency in recent times.

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Governor Samuel Ortom disclosed that since he had been restricted access to president Muhammadu Buhari, he has resolved to using the media as a medium to reach out to the president.

Speaking on the attacks by herdsmen, the governor accused Miyetti Allah Kautal group of continued sponsorship of herdsmen to attack, maim and ransack communities across Benue State which has led to the displacement of over 1.5 million persons.

Ortom while commenting further on grazing reserves and cattle routes, said there was no land in Benue state for open grazing, but there is land for ranching for any interested applicant.

Source: Legit.ng

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