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    PDP Crisis deepens as Six— NWC Members Return N177.6m alleged bribe

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    By Abdul Lawal, abuja

    The crisis in the major opposition party- the People Democratic Party (PDP) may have taken a grave dimension as six members of its National Working Committee (NWC) returned about N177.6million allegedly and Secretly paid into their personal account by the party Secretariate,tagged “rent payment “
    This development may have also compounded the position of the embattled National Chairman of the Party Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, as six of 19 members of the NWC rejected various sums of money allegedly paid into their accounts on the alleged directive of the national chairman.

    DailyNewscraft.ng gathered that the alleged payment ranges from N36million to N28.8million depending on the position of the intended recipients.

    Available informed based on the letters for the return of the money by some of the affect NWC members revealed that the deputy national chairmen and the national secretary secretly got N36m wired into their accounts, other members of the committee got N28.850m respectively.

    It was further gathered that the payment, now regarded as bribe money, came on the heels of news of a N14 billion scandal rocking the party published few days ago by a national daily.

    The money to the NWC members was transfered from the party’s account with Globus bank Ltd.

    Those who had returned the alleged Ayu’s money at press time, include:

    1. Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja : Deputy National Chairman South returned N36million.
    2. Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe. National Woman Leader returned N28million.

    3.. Chief Dan Osi Orbih.
    National Vice Chairman South-South. Returned N28million

    1. Dr. Alli Odefa.
      National vice Chairman South-West.returned N28million.
    2. Hon Olasoji Adagunobi-Oluwatukesi
      National vice chairman South-West and Hon Setonji Koshoedo Deputy National Secretary also returned N28million each respectively.

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