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Jonathan’s alleged bribe tears PDP lawmakers apart

2015-02-25 13:18
President Goodluck Jonathan. (File: AFP)

Abuja- Members of the Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives are currently divided over allegation that President Jonathan offered money to some of them, reports Thisday.

The money was allegedly offered to persuade those who lost out during the party’s primaries to remain in the party.

Jonathan allegedly offered the bribe during the meeting he had with the PDP Caucus in the House last Sunday.

The allegation almost marred Tuesday’s sitting of the House.

Also read:Jonathan meets PDP lawmakers

Trouble started when Hon. Irona, otherwise quiet and reserved, openly accused Hon. Mulikat Adeola, the House’s Majority Leader of excluding him from the largesse.

He threatened to embarrass the House Leader if she didn't desist from defrauding the lawmakers.

The intervention of the Deputy Majority Leader, Leo Ogor save the situation from degenerating into a fight.

Ogor grabbed and pushed Irona away from Adeola.

Read more at Thisday.

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