Atiku: Dele Momodu Mocks APC Chieftain Over Call For EFCC To Arrest PDP Candidate

Atiku: Dele Momodu Mocks APC Chieftain Over Call For EFCC To Arrest PDP Candidate

  • Dele Momodu has fired back at Festus Keyamo for asking the EFCC to arrest Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate
  • Keyamo has earlier taken a swipe at the PDP candidate over corruption allegation level against him by his former aide, Michael Achimugu
  • Achimugu had claimed that Atiku siphoned public money through SPVs when he served as vice president under ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo between 1999 and 2007

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Dele Momodu, the spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign council, has described his counterpart in the All Progressives Congress (APC) PCC, Festus Keyamo, as an attention seeker.

Momodu said Keyamo is a troublesome interloper who wanted attention for taking up corruption allegations against the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Tribune reported.

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Dele Momodu tackles Keyamo for dragging Atiku to court Photo Credit: Festus Keyamo, Atiku Abubakar
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One Michael Achimugu, a former aide to Atiku, has alleged that the PDP presidential candidate, used to siphon public funds when he served as the vice president of ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo between 1999 and 2007.

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Achimugu claimed that the money laundering act was committed through special purpose vehicles (SPVs).

Keyamo after that called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other anti-graft agencies to arrest Atiku and prosecute Atiku over the allegation.

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The APC chieftain subsequently filed a suit against the anti-graft agencies at the federal high court over their failure to arrest Atiku within his 72 hours ultimatum, asking the court to compel them to arrest and prosecute the PDP candidate.

But in reacting to Keyamo's move on Saturday, Momodu claimed that Keyamo has done more damage than good to Bola Tinubu, the APC presidential candidate

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He said:

“I’m not in a position to speak about legal issues. As far as I’m concerned, Festus Keyamo is just a troublesome interloper who is looking for attention at all times. And what he has done with that is that he has done more damage to Tinubu than to Atiku."

Powerful PDP senator shades Tinubu for allegedly sleeping all through during accord meeting earlier reported that Shehu Sani, a former senator of the 8th national assembly, has shaded the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, over an alleged claim that he slept all through during an accord meeting.

Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the AA, has earlier alleged that the former governor of Lagos state slept all through the meeting meant to ensure presidential candidates conduct themselves during campaigns.

In responding to the allegation, the PDP chieftain disclosed that the closing of eyes does not really translate to sleeping or taking a nap, one could be having a prayer or some philosophical thought.


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