From David Eze, Abakaliki
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ebonyi state, Elder Fred Udeogu has warned the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in the state to stop forcing and giving money to citizens to register into their party.
Elder Udeogu who stated this in an interview with Newsmen in Abakaliki accused the APC in the state of forcefully collecting PVCs of the people.
According to him: “Is there anybody registering with APC in Ebonyi? Nobody is registering with them (APC). Moving around you see what is happening there. They are forcefully trying to get PVCs from individuals and in some cases they give money to People so that they collect their PVC’s from them.
“We have advised our people not to release their PVCs to anybody because that is their personal properties, adding that they are equally trying to intimidate civil servants into registering with them (APC). We have told our people to be mindful of them and that nobody should coerce them into releasing their PVCs, he said.
Elder Udeogu in another development insisted that he will not accept the federal high court ruling that dissolved his PDP caretaker committee which was appointed by the National Working Committee, NWC of the PDP.
“The Federal High court sitting in Abakaliki passed their ruling against us, and we knew it was going to be so because of what they are doing. The way the case was handled, we weren’t comfortable.
“We actually did not accept the ruling and already our legal team have already proceeded on appeal because I did not accept the judgement. So, I will follow it up until justice is done.
He further called on the genuine members of PDP in Ebonyi state to remain committed and resolute that the Federal High court ruling will soon be upturned by the Appeal court sitting in Enugu state.