- Governors elected on the platform of PDP have accused their Ebonyi state counterpart, Dave Umahi of acting as a mole
- According to them, Umahi sabotaged the party during the 2019 general election as one of its major leaders in the southeast zone
- The state leaders in a statement alleged that the Ebonyi governor worked for the APC to deliver 25 percent to his benefactors
Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi has been accussed of sabotaging the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 general election as one of its major southeast leaders.
According to Hon. CID Maduabum, the director-general of the PDP Governors Forum the southeast governor was a mole in PDP working for the All Progressives Congress (APC), The Punch added.
Maduabum who stated this while reacting to comments by Umahi, explained that the governor in his quest to deliver 25 percent to his benefactors sabotaged the poll despite being a party member at that time.
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Fresh crisis looms as APC governor tackles Fani-Kayode
The former minister, on rejoining the APC on Thursday, September 16, claimed that he was instrumental in the defection of three PDP governors to the APC.
He listed Umahi of Ebonyi state; Ben Ayade of Cross River, and Bello Matawalle of Zamfara as the governors he helped facilitate their defection to the APC.
However, Governor Umahi, said Fani-Kayode played no role in his movement to the APC, and so he must withdraw the “insulting” statement.
Southeast governor declares love for Buhari, says he has no apologies
Meanwhile, a message has been sent to critics of President Muhammadu Buhari by Umahi of Ebonyi state.
According to the governor, he has no apologies for describing President Buhari as a man with a good heart and father to him.
He disclosed this while receiving the former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff, at the Government House, Abakiliki.