APC bribing, coercing Ebonyi indigenes to register with party – PDP chieftain, Udeogu alleges

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, in Ebonyi State Elder Fred Udeogu has warned the ruling All Progressive Congress, within the state to cease forcing and giving cash to residents to register of their get together.

Elder Udeogu made this identified whereas talking with journalists in Abakaliki on Thursday.

He alleged that the APC was bribing residents of the state to register with the get together within the ongoing revalidation train.

“Is there anyone registering with APC in Ebonyi? No one is registering with them (APC). Transferring round you see what is going on there. They’re forcefully attempting to get PVS’s from people and in some instances, they provide cash to individuals in order that they acquire their PVS’s from them.

“We now have suggested our individuals to not launch their PVS’s to anyone as a result of that’s their private properties. And once more, they’re equally attempting to intimidate civil servants into registering with them (APC). We now have advised our individuals to be conscious of them and that no one ought to coerce them into releasing their PVS’s he mentioned.

However in a swift response, the publicity secretary of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Ebonyi State chapter Mr. Ogbuatu Simbad denied the allegation, demanding pictorial proof of the alleged bribing of residents to register with the APC.

“Allow them to present us the pictorial proof on the place we’re giving cash or forcing individuals to register with APC.

“Ebonyians are nonetheless registering with us and they’re freely supporting the motion of the governor David Umahi into APC.

“Regardless of that, the PDP is circulating pretend information that if anyone registers with the APC, we’ll kill the particular person however individuals are ignoring that and they’re supporting the progressive household” he acknowledged.

Elder Udeogu in one other improvement insisted that he won’t settle for the federal excessive court docket ruling that allegedly dissolved his PDP caretaker committee which was appointed by the Nationwide Working Committee, NWC, of the PDP.

“The Federal Excessive court docket sitting in Abakaliki handed their ruling in opposition to us, and we knew it was going to be so due to what they’re doing. The best way the case was dealt with, we weren’t comfy.

“We really didn’t settle for the ruling and our authorized workforce have already proceeded on attraction as a result of I didn’t settle for the judgement. So, I’ll observe it up till justice is finished.

He additional known as on the real members of the PDP in Ebonyi State to stay dedicated and be resolute to their beliefs.

“I counsel your entire real PDP relations of Ebonyi State to stay steadfast and be assured that the judgement will more than likely be upturned by the attraction Court docket. We’ll observe this matter to a logical conclusion. And so, PDP supporters ought to stay calm as a result of we’re not relenting. And I can guarantee all PDP supporters that we are going to not disappoint them on the finish of the day.

The get together chieftain, nonetheless, mentioned the factional chairman of PDP in Ebonyi State, Mr. Onyekachi Nwaebonyi was not a member of the get together “Onyekachi Nwaebonyi will not be a PDP member and that’s the fact. It doesn’t matter what occurs, he’s not a PDP member for at the moment, and that will probably be proved. He’s not working with our nationwide meeting members, this nationwide meeting members are our leaders, they’ve outgrown some pettiness.

He additional challenged the Ebonyi State authorities over a remark credited to Governor Umahi, the place he allegedly vowed to transform your entire South-East zone to the APC.

“Till then, we’ll understand how governor Umahi will flip everyone to turn out to be APC, whether or not he has such capacities. If he can flip a person into a lady, we’ll know. If he can’t flip Ebonyi, how can he flip your entire south-east? He’s the governor, he’s entitled to his opinions. However tell us the extent he (Umahi) will go.

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