Forward of the 2019 basic election, Nationwide Chairman of the Individuals’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has accused the Federal Authorities of injecting disaster in states managed by his and forcing the governors to a deal.
In a press release issued in Abuja, yesterday, Secondus alleged that the federal authorities has entered into an settlement with the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) and the police to cripple PDP states and guarantee they lose give attention to the 2019 elections.
Secondus stated the transfer which is geared toward inflicting extreme and disabling harm to those states is a part of the grand design to distract the PDP from its “centered journey to reclaim energy and rescue this nation from the inept rule of the APC.”
He singled out Bayelsa State which has had eight police commissioners in three years in addition to Akwa Ibom and Ebonyi states the place the police management have been modified randomly.
“In most PDP states, regardless of the governors being the statutory chief safety officers, police commissioners have arrange parallel constructions to undermine the safety of the states simply to fulfill their pay masters.
“They’ve resolved to inject disaster in PDP-controlled states and be certain that our governors who’re refusing to play ball, are completely distracted for his or her reelections. They’ve deployed big money in these states to both use Labour, or state legislators, to inject disaster, frighten the governors and pressure them to do a cope with them.”
Secondus additionally alleged that anti-graft companies have been “co-opted into this nefarious mission,” to make it look as whether it is its anti- corruption programme.
He accused performing EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, of being deeply concerned within the reelection marketing campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari and shielding Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, over bribery allegations.
He stated: “Nigerians ought to ask Magu, who’s busy campaigning for president Muhammadu Buhari and carrying his marketing campaign badge why solely PDP governors are on their radar. Nigerians ought to ask EFCC why they’re trying away at what occurred in Kano. If Ganduje had been a PDP governor, would EFCC have stored mum? Nigerians ought to discover out why is it that solely PDP Finance commissioners are guests to the EFCC whereas their APC counterparts, the place corruption is apparent, are glorified?
“Solely PDP governors are performing and finishing up people-oriented tasks throughout the nation, as might be witnessed by all however, they’re the one ones being harassed by Magu and his group.
“We’re conscious, on good authority, that Magu has vowed to make the reelection of president Buhari his private mission even when Nigerians seem to have turned their again on them.”
The Presidency dismissed Secondus’ allegation and urged him to point out respect to the ’s governors.
Presidential aide, Garba Shehu stated: “President Buhari is not going to pressure anybody to help him. Reasonably, this can be a surprising revelation of the PDP chairman’s score of governors of their . Is he, by this, suggesting that they’re imbeciles?
“As chairman, he should present higher respect for his or her governors.”
In his response, performing EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade instructed Day by day Solar the Fee might be run based mostly on information and never sheer propaganda.
“This isn’t true. We’re doing our jobs professionally. As a result of there might be elections subsequent 12 months doesn’t imply companies of presidency will fall asleep.
“Elections will come and go however the nation will stay. Allow us to not propagate propaganda. Allow us to base out statements on truth. Put the information ahead, always. There may be nothing like that…,” stated Orilade.