The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will
tonight hold an emergency meeting where it will take a decision on the
arrest of former governor of Akwa Ibom state, Senator Godswill Akpabio
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday.
Akpabio, now Senate Minority Leader, was arrested by the anti-graft
agency for allegedly defrauding the state of N101.8b, mismanagement of
state funds and plunging the state into indebtedness.
Akpabio has however denied the reports of his arrest, claiming that
he was only invited by the EFCC and he honoured the invitation.
However, speaking with CRYSTAL NEWS on Saturday, National
Publicity Secretary of the party, Chief Olisa Metuh said the leadership
of the party will meet tonight where it will make its position known on
” On the issue of the alleged arrest of Senator Akpabio, the PDP has
called an emergency meeting and look at the issues holistically. We have
an emergency meeting with the leadership tonight where we will discuss
this matter and then we will make our position known” he said.
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