Gov Adams Oshiomole
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of buying PVCs from voters in different parts of the state with a view to rigging the September 10 Governorship election in the state.
Speaking at a rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jattu, Etsako West Local Government Area of the state, Monday, Oshiomhole said anyone caught in the illegality would be prosecuted and jailed if found guilty.
According to him, “They are going round, collecting PVCs and dropping lies, please don’t sell your PVCs. Poverty cannot be cured with a dash, it has to be fought on a systematic basis.
“In Agenebode, they are buying PVCs, they will say bring it, we will give you N5,000. Ask them, if they sweat to make the money, will they use it to buy PVC?
“Don’t allow them, after impoverishing you, they take N5,000 and stop you from voting. I’ve told the security agencies to monitor, when we catch them they will be prosecuted and jailed, but please, N5,000 will not bail anyone out of poverty.”
The governor added: “when we say the PDP, you actually buried it, we only announced it, and they will remain politically dead. They died in sin, they undermined the people, looted the treasury, failed all the questions and they breached all 10 commandments of development, so they died in sin and shall never resurrect in our lifetime.
“I hear them say change the change, the dead cannot change the living because they are dead politically, they cannot change us who are politically living. So it’s a futile slogan.”
He said the PDP ruined the nation’s economy in 16 years. 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, …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper