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APC, PDP senators bicker over anti-graft war

07 August 2015, 14:08

Abuja - Senators from the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday condemned their colleagues from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade, reports The Nation.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus had during a news conference in Abuja on Thursday described the anti-graft battle as selective.

Also read: PDP senators’ plot unsettles APC

The caucus, made up of all 49 senators elected on the platform of the PDP, condemned the alleged harassment, intimidation and arrest of PDP members in some PDP-controlled states by officials of Department of State Security (DSS).

Minority Leader Godswill Akpabio, who spoke on behalf of the PDP caucus, also accused the DSS of meddling in petitions pending at various Election Petitions Tribunals.

The APC senators, however, dismissed the claims of the PDP senators, accusing them of crying wolf where there was none.

He urged the PDP to brace for the change that the APC has introduced to governance, saying the era of impunity was gone for good.

Read more at The Nation.

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