The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has lashed out against Governor Olusegun Mimiko and his cohorts in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop exercising unnecessary fear if they are not corrupt.
In a statement issued in Akure on Tuesday by the Party's spokesman, Omo'ba Abayomi Adesanya. said "We are aware of the vigorous efforts by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors' Forum Chairman, Governor Olusegun Mimiko, the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh, the PDP leadership and former Ministers under the Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan-led administration to voraciously rubbish and blackmail the anti-corruption crusade of the APC-led federal government by tainting and painting it as selective, witch-hunt, political attack and a mere time waster."
Mr. Adesanya described a statement credited to the Commissioner for Information in Ondo State, Kayode Akinmade, on 1st of August, 2015, as baseless. The statement said some people plan to bring a series of petitions through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Governor Olusegun Mimiko and the PDP leadership of the State.
He stressed that Nigerians voted for the government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 28 presidential election because President Buhari promised to nip corruption in the bud.
"Nigerians' passionate appeal to Mr. President is to be fearless, not to be deterred, and to intensify more efforts against the menace called corruption, in order to bring culprits to a screaming halt,” his comments read in part.
The Party also advised that the individuals to be appointed into government should be ready to show leadership by example as the Buhari administration would not spare anyone found culpable in a corrupt practices.