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APC is a time bomb - PDP

30 April 2013, 13:04

Ado-Ekiti - The PDP  on Monday described the APC, the mega party formed  by some opposition parties in the country,  as a `` time bomb’’  that would  soon explode.

The Chairman of the party in Ekiti State, Makanjuola Ogundipe, said this in Ado-Ekiti while receiving a letter of intent to contest the governorship poll in the state from Dayo Adeyeye.

The News Agency of  Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adeyeye was the former Chairman of Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board.

Ogundipe, who accused  APC leaders of selfishness, warned Nigerians  to steer clear of  the proposed  party.

The PDP  boss also said his party was  not disturbed by the increasing number of aspirants in the state, saying it was a manifestation of democracy at play.

`` That is democracy in action and that is the best way to allow for openness and transparency in the congress of any serious political party.

`` PDP believes in crowd and participatory democracy;  there won’t be any imposition and there will not be a favoured candidate among them all.

`` It will be our joy even if the figure rises to 50, ” he said.

Submitting his letter, Adeyeye  said that he joined  the race to rescue the state  from those he called `` usurpers.’’

He said lack of tolerance on the part of the state government  led to the  destruction of  bill boards and campaign posters of opposition figures.

`` The ACN government in Ekiti lacks  tolerance and could not accommodate the opposition.

`` It embarked on the destruction of bill boards erected in strategic locations in the state capital.

`` The bill boards belong to all PDP aspirants, including myself, and this was done despite paying the heavy bills charged by the government, ” he said.


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