Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded the immediate release of all its members detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Premium Times reported.
The demand was made by the National Executive Committee, NEC, of the party at the end of its 71st meeting in Abuja on Tuesday.
The resolutions, which was signed by Chinwe Nnorom, the head of publicity at the Wadata plaza secretariat of the party, reads in part:
“NEC observed and condemned in strong terms the arbitrary arrest and detention of PDP members on account of Party campaign funds by the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari and urged Nigerians and the International Community to request the APC Administration to investigate the campaign funds of its Party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) as some accusations of misuse of public funds are also levelled against some APC governors and stakeholders.
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Former Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau on Sunday said his arrest and subsequent detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was not politically motivated, The Daily Post
The former Governor was arrested by the anti-graft agency for allegedly collecting N25m out of N950 million campaign funds in his house at Mundubawa in Kano.
- News24 Nigeria