2023 Election: Atiku’s Ambition Threatened as YPP Makes Serious Accusations Against PDP

2023 Election: Atiku’s Ambition Threatened as YPP Makes Serious Accusations Against PDP

  • Nigeria's main opposition party has been greeted with a serious allegations bordering on bribing of members
  • This is as the Young Progressives Party claimed the opposition party offered money to its members as a form of bribe to join the PDP
  • YPP House of Representatives aspirant noted that the sum of five million naira is given to its members in order for them to dump the party for PDP, a few months before the 2023 elections

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The Young Progressives Party (YPP) in Akwa Ibom state has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of offering monetary inducements to its members in order to deplete its membership.

The party alleged that the PDP, afraid of losing next year’s elections, had perfected plans to flood the state with money it intended to use to buy votes and secure victory for its candidates.

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Ahead of 2023, PDP has been accused of bribing members of YPP in Akwa Ibom. Photo credit: PDP Governors in Action
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YPP accuses PDP, reveals the claim

YPP House of Representatives candidate for Ikot Abasi federal constituency Nsikan Udoh made the allegations yesterday during a chat with The Nation in Uyo.

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Udoh, an architect, alleged that members of his party were being bribed with N500,000 for them to defect to the PDP, adding that the strategy was to weaken the strength and popularity of the YPP ahead of next year’s elections.

Reacting to the allegations, PDP said YPP was already crying foul, knowing that it had no chance of victory in the state.

The state publicity secretary of the PDP, Borono Bassey, described the allegation as “absolutely false and preposterous.”

2023 elections: The demons in APC have relocated to PDP, says Fani-Kayode

A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, Femi Fani-Kayode said on Monday, October 24 that the demons he claimed in the past were in the ruling party relocated to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as soon as he joined the APC in 2021.

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He made the statement while being interviewed on Channels Television.

The anchor of the programme, Seun Okinbaloye, had reminded Fani-Fayode of his comments in the past about the APC being a demonic party.

Nigeria will break up if APC wins 2023 elections, says Obaseki

On his part, Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki on Monday, October 24 warned that Nigeria will break up if the APC and its presidential candidate win the 2023 general elections.

Obaseki made the comment at the inauguration of the Edo state PDP campaign council in the state.

The governor said no right-thinking person will vote in the APC and Tinubu in next February’s presidential election.

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