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Why Osinbajo, INEC Chairman Must Resign – PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to resign following an alleged indictment in the probe of Ibrahim Magu.

In a statement to newsmen, Dr Emeka Kalu, the Nation­al Publicity Secretary of PDP Youth Alliance (PDPYA), also asked Yakubu Mahmoud, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Com­mission (INEC), to resign.

According to Kalu, Mahmoud must resign over purported plan to rig the forthcoming gubernato­rial election in Edo State for the All Pro­gressives Congress (APC).

Naija News reports that one Jackson Ude had claimed that the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, had al­legedly confessed that he gave N4 billion to VP Osinbajo out of the N39 billion pro­ceed of recovery.

But in a swift statement by his media aide, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo denied receiving any money from Magu.

Akande added that the news is been peddled by those who are out to confuse the public and smear Prof. Osinbajo’s image.

He wrote: “Inundated by wide circulation of Fake News about VP’s purported involvement in some EFCC recovery billions, pls rest assured they’re all LIES: calculated to confuse and concocted to smear Prof. Osinbajo’s image. The VP has’nt & will never be involved in any such shady activities.”

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.