LIB reported earlier that some members of the NWC, Taofeek Arapaja, deputy national chairman, south; Dan Osi Orbih, national vice chairman, south-south; Stella Effah-Atoe, national women leader; and Olasoji Adagunodo, national vice chairman, south-west, returned the money, claiming it was paid into their account without their knowledge.
Debo Ologunagba, the party’s national publicity secretary who reacted to the controversy on Friday September 30, said the money was the NWC members’ housing allowance.
“The attention of the national working committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been drawn to misrepresenting reports in a section of the media alluding strange and unfounded motives to the housing allowance duly approved and paid to NWC members and staff of the party.
“The NWC has noted that this misleading report stemmed from an unfounded publication by a particular media outlet which suggested that the housing allowance, an entitlement duly approved and…
Source: Linda Ikeji