APC PCC calls for Atiku’s arrest over alleged corruption

Abuja—The media directorates of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council (APC-PCC) Monday called for immediate arrest and interrogation of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar for allegedly fleecing the nation’s fund using “Special Purpose Vehicles” (SPVs) between 1999 and 2007.

This is according to reports by the Nation newspaper.

According to the reports, the call was made at a world press conference in Abuja.

Addressing newsmen, the Chief spokesperson and Director of Public Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), alleged that Atiku committed many infractions of the law and should be invited for possible prosecution. 

Keyamo noted about a week, the nation was shocked by the grave revelations by a whistle-blower, Mr Micheal Achmugu, with iron cast evidence against the former Vice President.

The directorates called on the security agents to immediately arrest Atiku. 

The campaign council also asked the PDP candidate to tender an unreserved apology to Nigerians and step down from the presidential race immediately.

At the conference were Special Adviser on Media Communication and Public Affairs, Dele Alake; Director Media Affairs and chief spokesperson of the council Festus Keyamo (SAN); Director Media and Publicity Bayo Onanuga;  Director, Special Media Projects and New Media Chief Femi Fani-Kayode; and Director Strategic Communications Alhaji Idris Mohammed. 

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