Abuja - The All Progressives Congress (APC) has
expressed shock over some media reports insinuating that the party is
The party's National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni said this in a statement
issued in Abuja on Tuesday by Edegbe Odemwingie, the party's
Assistant Director (Publicity).
"The APC is not broke as erroneously reported."
"The concerned news media had unfairly and unethically twisted and
misrepresented comments by the party's National Chairman, Chief John
Odigie-Oyegun," the statement said.
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It would be recalled that the national Chairman of the party had in a
news conference on January 25 said "the party too is suffering from the
stresses and strains of funding just like every institution in our
"That also goes to tell you that we are not a party that withdraws
money from security votes or from any government agency."
"We are working on plans to raise money from within the membership.
That plan has matured and will soon be put into operation."
The chairman had during that event refuted reports that it had written
to the president for bailout, saying it was planning to generate funds
from within the party.