Abuja - The arrest of the Deputy National
Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, is part of a ploy by
government to decimate the opposition, the party said.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
arrested the politician on Tuesday for alleged corruption.
“The party alerts the nation that the arrest and
detention of its Deputy National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus by the Economic
and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is part of the grand script by the
APC-led Federal Government to decimate the opposition,” PDP national legal
adviser, Victor Kwon, stated.
He added a trend of arresting PDP leaders in the
government’s anti-corruption drive had emerged in recent months.
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Among other party leaders arrested include spokesperson,
“Indeed, intelligence available to the party shows that
the Federal Government, using its various agencies, is bent on destroying any
opposition to the ruling party as all indications show that the government is
more interested in humiliating the PDP than fighting corruption,” Kowon said.
He added, “Finally, we state that this war on the PDP and
its leaders has indeed gone too far. It has now become a mockery of democratic
EFCC sources alleged Secondus illegally received
23 luxury vehicles valued at N310 million from controversial businessman, Jide
- CAJ News