THE Minority Caucus of the Home of Representatives, has charged the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, to beam its searchlight on main figures of the All Progressives Congress in addition to authorities officers as a substitute of hounding opposition events.
Minority Chief of the Home, Ndudi Elumelu, mentioned this in a press release titled, ‘PDP: Reps Minority Caucus Tackles EFCC over Probe, Calls for Related Invitation to APC, FG Officers.’
The EFCC is investigating allegations contained in a petition filed by a member of the occasion, Kassim Afegbua towards the Uche Secondus-led Nationwide Working Committee of the PDP.
Afegbua had alleged amongst different issues that N10bn raised from the sale of the occasion’s nomination types had been but to be accounted for.
The assertion learn partly, “The minority caucus within the Home of Representatives has famous the strikes by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee to witch hunt and pry into the books of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Get together, even when it lacks statutory powers to take action.
“We have now famous the strikes by the EFCC to pry into the interior administration of the PDP, a political occasion, opposite to the crystal-clear provisions of the 1999 structure (as amended), significantly sections 225 and 226, which vest the scrutiny of occasion funds within the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee.
“However, we’ve got no doubts that the PDP will come out clear as a result of they don’t have anything to cover.”
“Nevertheless, now that the EFCC is busying itself to probe the PDP, we demand forthwith that it additionally invite the officers of the APC and start an inquest into the books of the APC. That is extra in order the APC is the occasion that has entry to Federal Authorities funds, and as such, has inquiries to reply significantly within the face of volumes of allegations within the public area in the direction of that route.”
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