The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers has described the rally organised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to welcome some members of opposition political parties as a “ponzi scheme“.
The APC Media Department stated this in a statement it issued on Thursday in Port Harcourt.
The statement said the “melodrama“ by the PDP in the name of welcoming APC defectors into its fold was a “joke taken too far“.
It stated that the PDP only “exhumed deadwoods“ and “all sorts of valueless people“ and labelled them as APC members defecting to the PDP.
The APC said that the event was part of a “bogus charade and big scam“ by the PDP to swindle Gov. Nyesom Wike of the “commonwealth’’ of Rivers people.
“This Ponzi scheme by the PDP is now taking a different turn as the party now exhumes old deadwood and persons of insignificant political value and staging fake reception ceremonies with taxpayers’ money.
“It may make little sense to talk about receiving Mr Ogbonna Nwuke who recently announced his resignation from the APC.
“But how can anyone explain lumping several other individuals who either had no link with APC or left our Party almost four years ago,” the statement queried.
It specifically stated that Mr Chibudom Nwuche has not been a registered member of the APC and cannot present any evidence of his registration with the party.
“There is no point mentioning his zero electoral…