April 2, 2023



N1.3bn fraud: Enugu PDP denies APC protest sponsorship declare 

The Enugu state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), on Tuesday, distanced itself from the allegation that it sponsored demonstration towards the Enugu state All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman, Ugo Agballah, and its governorship candidate, Uche Nnaji, in Abuja for alleged embezzlement of N1.3 billion.

Addressing a press convention in Enugu on Tuesday, Nana Ogbodo

Director of Communications and Spokesman, Enugu state PDP Marketing campaign Council mentioned the protest was led by APC leaders towards their very own celebration.

PDP’s response adopted Agballah’s declare that the protesters have been sponsored by PDP within the state. 

Recall that the protesters who stormed APC nationwide secretariat in Abuja on Monday the place they alleged that the chairman of the celebration, Ugochukwu Agballah, and the governorship candidate, Uche Nnaji, have been allegedly concerned within the N1.3b fraud the state.

The chief of the protesters and chairman, Involved Members of Enugu state APC, Adolphus Ude, who doubles as chairman, Mainstream Enugu APC and pioneer deputy chairman, APC, Enugu state, informed newsmen that they have been on the secretariat to vent their anger over the matter and requested the celebration’s nationwide management to wade in.

Ogbodo mentioned, “we now have, as regular, been dragged right into a purely APC affair by the loquacious Ugochukwu Agballah, who has claimed that the protesters have been sponsored by the PDP. After all, Agballah’s penchant for searching for scapegoats reasonably than face his demons is famous.

“Ordinarily, the Enugu state PDP shouldn’t have any enterprise with the self-confessed fraud, embezzlement and impunity happening within the Enugu state chapter of the APC, besides to say that they’ve additional uncovered to the world that they haven’t any good intentions for Enugu State.

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“Moreover, the APC has by no means been a consider elections in Enugu state, not to mention now that each one the important thing stakeholders of the APC in Enugu have deserted the celebration to Ugochukwu Agballah and his godfathers. 

“If the APC was within the ICU earlier than his controversial emergence because the state chairman, the celebration has now been successfully embalmed and consigned to the mortuary by the totalitarian, grasping, and corrupt management of Agballah and his two godfathers,” he mentioned.

In keeping with Ogbodo, the disaster rocking the Enugu State APC is protracted and predates the present electioneering season 

He mentioned: “It’s on file that even earlier than yesterday’s protest by their aggrieved members, the cream de la creame of the APC in Enugu State had petitioned and bodily led a protest to the Nationwide Chairman and management of the celebration in August 2022, elevating about the identical points highlighted by the Involved Enugu APC Members yesterday and known as for Abgalla’s quick elimination from workplace and appointment of a caretaker chairman.

“Among the many celebration leaders have been the previous Senate President, Chief Ken Nnamani; Minister of International Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; former governor of Enugu state, Sullivan Chime; former Speaker of the State’s Home of Meeting, Hon. Eugene Odoh; former state chairman, Dr. Ben Nwoye; Director-Common of the Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu; member of the Police Service Fee, Onyemuche Nnamani, member of the Federal Character Fee, amongst others.”