Senatorial Aspirant accuses APC Primary Committee of receiving bribe


The Director General of Voice of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, has accused members of the committees that oversaw the primaries of the All Progressive Congress, APC, of compromise and receiving bribe from aspirants on the platform of the party.

Okechukwu, whose aspiration to be the party candidate for Enugu West Senatorial candidate suffered defeat, laid his capitulation at the door step of National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the party primary committees’ members in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday.

In the statement entitled: ‘How Comrade Oshiomhole promoted impunity and circumvented due process in APC primary election’, the DG accused Oshiomhole of sectionalism and bias.

He went on to accuse the committees’ members of corruption and called on the former Edo governor to investigate them.

It reads in part, “May I ask Comrade Oshiohmole what is impunity and circumvention of due process and disrespect to our great party more than authoritarianism?

“Did he abide by the fine tenets of democracy in the conduct and supervision of the primaries? Were there natural justice, equity and a level playing field? No.

“There is no natural justice, equity and fair play when Comrade Oshiomhole populated or rather corrupted the primary with his Edo field commanders.”

The VON DG, challenged Oshiomhole “to set up a public inquiry to investigate the phone call logs and possibly accounts of all his associates that were appointed as heads or members of the primary election committees in the various states.

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