PDP Senators Accuse Buhari of Bias in War Against CorruptionFeatured, Latest News, News Thursday, August 6th, 2015
Ayodele Afolabi – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Senate Caucus has accused President Mohammadu Buhari of lack of transparent his war against corruption.
The caucus accused him of targeting PDP members as well as PDP States as if people from his party are clean.
Briefing reporters at the National Assembly after the day’s session, Senator Godswill Akpabio who led other members of the caucus to brief the media, asked Buhari to intervene in the alleged harassment and intimidation of electoral officers by Department of State Security, DSS.
Akpabio said that DSS had targeted Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Abia States which are under the control of PDP.
“We want to draw the attention of Mr President that may likely cause breach of peace or that is not in the overall interest of the country.
“PDP caucus is unhappy that the Party is targeted in the anti corruption war which is political and lack transparency.
“We condemned what is happening in Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Abia States where electoral officers are been harassed and intimidated.
“The situation where DSS is now involved in electoral matters can spell doom for the country”, he said.
The caucus also passed vote of confidence on the National Working Committee of the PDP while it called on staff who have been at loggerhead with them to sheath their sword and stop externalising issues.
The senators cautioned Buhari against selective attention saying that he is the president of the whole country and not those who voted for him.
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