The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has gotten itself into a fresh scandal as some of its leaders and executives have started returning funds they received from the party,s bank account. There reports that insinuate the monies are bribes.
There are allegations of misappropriation of N10 billion nomination fees by the Iyorchia Ayu-led National Working Committee of the party.
A document sighted by The Point revealed that six of 19 members of the party’s NWC have rejected various sums of money allegedly paid into their accounts by the national chairman.
The report says the monies range from N28.8million to N36million depending on the position of the intended recipients.
It was reported that the Deputy National Chairmen and the National Secretary secretly received N36 million wired into their accounts, while other members of the committee got N28.850 million respectively.
This came on allegations of N14bn Scandal rocking the main opposition party.
The money to the NWC members was alleged to have been transferred from the party’s account with Globus bank Ltd (1000095003).
Those who had returned the alleged Ayu’s money at press time are Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja : Deputy National Chairman South (N36 million); Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe, National Woman Leader (N28 million) and Chief Dan Osi Orbih, National Vice Chairman South-South (N28 million).