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PDP berates Cardinal Okogie over comments on Jonathan

25 August 2015, 16:02

Lagos - , The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated a former President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Cardinal Anthony Okogie, for accusing Yoruba monarchs of deceiving former President Goodluck Jonathan, reports Punch.

The party described the accusation as a deliberate attempt to embarrass Jonathan and the party.

Okogie had in an interview with Punch newspapers said Yoruba monarchs deceived Jonathan by pointing their sticks at him all in the name of praying for his re-election.

The party while reacting to Okogie’s statement said the clergy man just wanted to embarrass the PDP and the former President with the statement.

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Taofik Gani,  the Publicity Secretary of the party in Lagos State, noted that it has always been convenient for Cardinal Okogie to support the APC and condemn the PDP.

The party stated that there was nothing wrong in the former President seeking the blessings of the royal fathers as everybody in their dynasty is regarded as their subjects.

The party queried Okogie for not criticising the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, for supporting a candidate of the APC during the last governorship election in Lagos State.

Read more at Punch.

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