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2020 Edo State Governorship Election

Edo 2020: Presidency Accepts Ize-Iyamu Is Corrupt – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Birthday celebration (PDP) has stated the presidency observation on its condemnation of the talk over with of Osagie Ize-Iyamu to President Muhammadu Buhari is an acceptance that the APC candidate is corrupt.

Naija Information stories that Buhari had on Friday counseled Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Edo State Governorship election.

Following the endorsement on the Presidential Villa, the PDP had condemned Buhari for backing a candidate that his management is probing for corruption.

The Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Media and Exposure, Garba Shehu, on Saturday referred to as at the PDP to sack its governors and senators prior to it will be taken critically.

The presidency said that the APC used to be blameless till confirmed accountable by way of a reliable court docket of regulation.

Reacting in a observation, spokesperson of the PDP, Kola Ologbodiyan, identified that the reaction by way of the Presidency strengthened allegations by way of the sacked nationwide chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, that Ize-Iyamu is an individual of questionable personality who’s not worthy to carry workplace as governor of Edo state.

The opposition birthday celebration said that by way of protecting the APC candidate the Buhari management has showed that it isn’t preventing corruption, opposite to its guarantees, however had transform a protected haven for corrupt individuals.

Through its reaction, the Buhari Presidency has became itself right into a defender of corruption and suggest for individuals charged for corrupt acts in our nation.

“But, that is Presidency that claimed to have 0 tolerance for corruption; pretended that it can not devour with corrupt other people with the longest of spoons, handiest to be discovered suffering to justify why it’s swimming in an ocean of corruption.

“Additionally, past the case in court docket, that is a person, that APC former nationwide chairman had brazenly described as a thief, treasury looter, acid bather and who, in step with Oshiomhole, is handiest have compatibility for “evening conferences” and now not for the location of the governor of Edo state.

“The PDP stated such stance by way of the Buhari Presidency is an attack at the sensibilities of the folks of Edo state, who’ve brazenly registered their rejection of Ize-Iyamu.

“Moreover, our birthday celebration notes the absence of President Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and different best officers of the APC management at Ize-Iyamu’s marketing campaign flag-off, it appears to dissociate themselves and the federal government from his luggage of corruption allegation,” the PDP said.