N70M Campaign Funds From Diezani Alison-Madueke Tears Bayelsa PDP Apart

Date: 13-02-2015 1:50 am (9 years ago) | Author: Daniel Bosai
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The dust raised by the N70 million presidential campaign funds released by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Bayelsa chapter of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party is yet to settle even as the chairman of the party in the state, Sam Inokoba, has dismissed moves to probe and unseat him.



Mr. Inokoba allegedly received the N70 million from Mrs. Alison-Madueke but declared N30 million to the state executives of the party.

The party in the state descended into crisis after Mrs. Alison-Madueke reportedly informed party leaders during the PDP’s presidential rally in the state that she advanced N70 million to the party for the rally.

Mr. Inokoba was embarrassed and became uneasy when he was confronted, party insiders said.

Members of the Bayelsa State Executives of the PDP have since set up a panel to probe the chairman on the allegation of diverting N40 million out of the N70 million earmarked for President Goodluck Jonathan’s rally in Bayelsa.

The state Publicity Secretary of the party , Osom Macbre, confirmed that the party’s State Working Committee had set up a panel to probe the chairman.

PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the panel hurriedly met and suspended the chairman while the search for a replacement has since begun.

Mr. Inokoba shunned the invitation of the state working committee to respond to the allegations, party insiders said.

He maintained that he disbursed the funds in compliance with the wishes of the donor and was not guilty of diverting party funds as alleged.

He further argued that the State Working Committee of the PDP lacked the powers to discipline him.

In a statement reacting to his reported suspension, Mr. Inokoba said the move violated Section 10 subsection 7 of PDP’s amended constitution which vested such powers on the national leadership of the party.

He described the reports of his suspension as “rumour and unconstitutional”.
Mr. Inokoba did not answer or return calls made to him Thursday night seeking comments.


Posted: at 13-02-2015 01:50 AM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
- vimak at 13-02-2015 01:55 AM (9 years ago)
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LOOK AT HOW THY ARE SHEARING PUBLIC FUNDS...SHAMELESS POLITICIANS..
Posted: at 13-02-2015 01:55 AM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- osarobo62 at 13-02-2015 02:23 AM (9 years ago)
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so where did this minister get 70 million naira  that she shared out Huh? .....People Deceive People.  
Posted: at 13-02-2015 02:23 AM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- echeeche at 13-02-2015 09:38 AM (9 years ago)
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The nation is in problem
Posted: at 13-02-2015 09:38 AM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- dafemoclassi at 13-02-2015 09:52 AM (9 years ago)
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THE PDP LEADERS HAS ALMOST RUIN THIS NATION...AND SO SHALL THEIR LIFE BE RUIN THIS YEAR DURING TRANSITION TURNED WAR!
THE NATION IS HEADING TOWARDS SEGREGATION THIS YEAR - 2015 ! LET US BE FULLY PREPARED!
Posted: at 13-02-2015 09:52 AM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- Ritabrenice at 13-02-2015 10:07 AM (9 years ago)
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Jeopardy
Posted: at 13-02-2015 10:07 AM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- joromy at 13-02-2015 11:36 AM (9 years ago)
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DEY ARE EVEN DUPPING EACH OTHERS PDP TO PDP. NOW U THINK PDP CAN FINE A SOLUTION TO NIGERIA PROBLEMS IS NOT POSSIBLE WHY BECAUSE DE CORRUPTION UNDER DE PDP REGIME CAN'T LEAD NIGERIA TO ANY GOOD FUTURE. LET VOTE PDP OUT OF POWER OR NIGERIA WILL COLAPS
Posted: at 13-02-2015 11:36 AM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- osarobo62 at 13-02-2015 06:09 PM (9 years ago)
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there is no honour amongst thieves.  If they(PDP) can dupe and steal from each other,....imagine what they are doing to this country.
Posted: at 13-02-2015 06:09 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- bashoo8888 at 14-02-2015 07:48 AM (9 years ago)
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PDPIGS wahala
Posted: at 14-02-2015 07:48 AM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- elchymo at 22-08-2015 07:16 AM (8 years ago)
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Na dia own cup of shekpe
Posted: at 22-08-2015 07:16 AM (8 years ago) | Hero
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fire TRENDING GISTS fire

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