Yenagoa - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to induce voters with over two billion fake naira and dollar notes, reports Eagle Online.
The party in a statement on Monday said the notes are already in circulation in the state.
Director of Publicity of the Restoration Campaign Organization, Jonathan Obuebite, who signed the statement, called on the general public to examine the money they are collecting from members of the APC.
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He stated that the resort to printing and circulation of fake currencies was due to the inability of the APC to raise enough funds since the high expectation of financial support from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) failed, having refused to fund the campaign of its gubernatorial candidate, Chief Timipre Sylva.
Obuebite commended President Muhammadu Buhari who, he claimed, personally stopped the NDDC from releasing about N4 billion that was meant to fund APC candidate for the December 5 election in Bayelsa State.
The governorship election in Bayelsa State holds on December 5
Read more at Eagle Online.
- News 24