Benin City - Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state of allegedly buying Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) from voters in different parts of the state with a view to rig the governorship election in the state, reports Vanguard.
He warned that anyone caught in the illegality would be prosecuted and jailed if found guilty.
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Oshiomhole stated this when he spoke at a rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jattu, Etsako West Local Government Area of the state.
He urged the people to resist attempts to woo them to sell their PVCs
He further said that the PDP ruined the nation’s economy in 16 years, reports The Nation
According to him, “on May 29, 1999, when the PDP took over the reins of the Federal Government, the official rate of naira was N21.90 to $1, by the time they were chased out of power, the naira was already exchanging for close to N200.
Over 2 000 PDP members, led by Peter Iyhu, defected to the APC at the rally.
- News 24