Why I gave APC N5m – Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu on Sunday revealed that he gave the All Progressives Congress, APC, N5m in 2014.

DAILY POST reports that he made the disclosure at his Enugu residence where his constituents had converged begging him to return to the Senate in 2019.

The constituents, including the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, said there was no alternative to Ekweremadu at the moment, who they said had so much impacted on their lives.

They presented the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, expression of interest and nomination form worth N3.m to the Senator. The form was purchased by the constituents.

Ekweremadu, while responding to the plea, said the beauty of democracy was allowing the opposition to thrive.

He said as an apostle of true democracy, he gave the APC N5m at its formative stage in 2014 when it has financial challenges in Enugu State.

He disclosed that the party had issue of funds for its membership registration and that “when they approached me, I gave them N5m. Chris Ngige can bear me witness.”

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