APC Chieftain, Inegbeneki Denies Involvement in Alleged N25 Million Bribe to National Organising Secretary.
The Edo Central Senatorial Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and leader of the party in the district, Chief Francis Inegbeneki, has denied his alleged involvement in the Twenty Five Million Naira ( #25 Million) bribe to the National Organizing Secretary of the party being circulated on some WhatsApp groups especially Edo APC platform.
The bribe is allegedly meant to change the result of the last primary election of the party in Orhionmwon/Uhunmode federal constituency from Billy Osawaru to Hon. Elizabeth Ativie by the National Organising Secretary of the party
In a statement signed by the media aid to the Esan High Chief, Elias Inaede said the allegation which was posted in APC platforms and some other online platforms is a lie from the pit of hell being propagated by moles in the party and agents of the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP in the state.
While urging members of the Edo State chapter of APC and the general public to disregard the unsignned statement, Chief Inegbeneki who is the Uzoya of Esan land noted that the unfounded allegation is being circulated by political jobbers to cause crisis and disaffection in the party.
“Chief Inegbeneki, urges the general public and APC Faithfuls in the State to disregard the purported allegation against him by some Political Jobbers whose only stock in trade is to cause crisis and disaffection among Party Members in order to receive undeserved attention from constituted authority especially when they are broke financially.
The APC Edo Central Senatorial Leader would not have bothered to respond to the baseless allegation as it is a figment of the imagination of the Sponsors of such cock and bull article without identity of the Writer in a bid to tarnish the hard earned reputation of the Edo Central born Notable Politician bult over the years.
The reaction has become imperative for the purpose of clarity and to save the gullible party members from being misinformed by Agents of the Ruling Party, the PDP.”
The statement noted that Chief Francis is a law abiding citizen, a loyal party member and called on APC members to be wary of political jobbers who always want to cause confusion to draw undeserved attention of party leaders and vowed to take legal action against the writer and sponsors of the defaming article.
“Chief Francis Inegbeneki is a law abiding Citizen who has absolute confidence in the party Constitution and the Nigeria Constitution and would not involve himself in anything that is against the law.
The Edo Central Senatorial Vice Chairman urges the general public to disregard his alleged involvement of # 25 Million Naira Bribe to the National Organizing Secretary to change the name of Mr. Billy Osawaru as the Winner of the House of Representatives Primary election in Orhionmwon/Uhunmwonde Federal Constituency to Rt. Hon. Elizabeth Ativie.
He called on Party Members and Leaders of the APC to be careful of those Political Jobbers who are hired to destroy the party.
The Party Leader reaffirms his commitment to the unity and progress of the Party in Edo Central and the State at large and vowed to take legal action against the writer of the article.