The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday accused the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari of releasing looted funds to the APC’s candidates to execute their rigging plots in the forthcoming general elections
Disclosing this in a statement, the National Publicity Secretary, and Director, Media & Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, Kola Ologbondiyan, averred that Buhari Presidency released the sum of N6 billion looted funds which APC senatorial candidates benefited from.
“Information available to our party shows that each of the 109 APC senatorial candidates received N20 million, the 360 APC House of Representatives candidates are being given N10 million each, while various amounts are being disbursed by the Buhari Presidency to some other APC leaders for the rigging plot”, the party said in a statement.
Describing what the money would be used for, PDP said, “The looted fund are to be used by the APC to dress fake security agents, arm thugs and bribe compromised INEC officials and manipulate the elections in the various Senatorial and Federal constituencies across the country.
“Intelligence at our disposal indicates that part of the money was sourced from alleged diversion of funds meant for the rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in various states of the federation.