HURIWA blasts APC over candidate’s certificate scandal



By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja

Ahead of the October 31st senatorial bye-election for the vacant Imo North Senatorial seat, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, Thursday, chided the All Progressives Congress, APC over the alleged failure of its candidate, Ibezim Frank to produce his school certificates.

Addressing journalists in Abuja, Emmanuel Onwubiko, national coordinator of the association said failure to produce certified true copies of academic credentials by Frank would throw up issues of integrity and character.

According to Onwubiko, the senatorial district has always been engulfed in one crisis or the other, adding that as a result, the zone has not been able to enjoy democracy dividends like its counterparts in other parts of the state.

“We don’t even care about whoever is the winner of the primaries of any political party. Our interest is that the person that the APC presented to the people of Imo state as the winner of that primary of their…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper