- The SEC chairman of the APC’s Yobe state chapter claims the PDP is buying PVC’s at the cost of N5,000 in the state
- He said the party has lodged complaints with the security agencies against the illegal act
- He further disassociated the SEC from some political aspirants who were deceiving members of the party with claims of being endorsed by the committee
The chairman, Yobe State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Adamu Chilariye, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of illegally buying the permanent voter’s cards (PVC's) of unsuspecting members of the public.
He made the accusation on Thursday, August 16, at a press briefing in Damaturu, NAN reports.
NAIJ.com gathers that he stated that the state exco of the APC was notified of the development.
He said: “The PDP political office holders in Yobe Zone B have been using surrogates to purchase voter’s cards within Potiskum town at the cost of N5,000 per PVC.”
He said the APC has lodged complaints with the security agencies against the illegal act.
However, Chilariye advised the general public to be careful not to fall into the politicians’ trap.
The chairman disassociated the SEC from some political aspirants in the APC who had begun to deceive members of the party, claiming that they had been endorsed by the committee.
“The SEC wishes to state that it has no anointed aspirant and will only support the candidate that emerges as the party’s flag bearer during primaries,” the chairman said.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state of inducing rural dwellers with money in exchange for their permanent voter’s cards.
The accusation was made by the Sylva/Igiri campaign organization in a statement by its director of media and publicity, Nathan Egba, saying that available information showed that the PDP had been exchanging voter’s cards with money.
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