Lanre Issa-Onilu, the National Publicity Secretary of the Party, while speaking to the press, describe the ordeal of the National Chairman of the party with the DSS as a rumour, insisting that the APC was has not been officially informed about the matter.
Naija News understands that Oshiomhole was grilled by the DSS operatives for nine hours after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during the party’s primary elections across the country.
The spokesperson of the party stated that Oshiomhole remains the right person to validate or denounce the report.
He said, “We do not have any information on this rumour. More so, the Chairman is not around in the country to confirm or deny this.
“As soon as we have any relevant information, you’ll be updated.
Asked for Oshiomhole’s whereabouts, he said: “He (APC Chairman) travelled last night.”
Pressed further for information as to the National Chairman’s destination, Issa-Onilu maintained: “I do not have this information. I do know it’s a scheduled personal trip he could not make last week due to the November 2 deadline for the submission of candidates.”
In his usually character, Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West, has mocked the APC over Oshiomhole’s reported questioning over alleged bribery.
The senator wrote on his Twitter handle: “Can it be true that Adams Oshiomhole has been the guest of SSS for 2days?
“A lot of confessions and revelations said to have been made over corruption associated with party tickets.
“APC is really fighting corruption. We will see how this will end. Nigerians are watching.”
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