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BREAKING: DSS grills Oshiomhole, asks him to respond to allegations

BREAKING: DSS grills Oshiomhole, asks him to respond to allegations
November 07
15:32 2018

The Department of State Services has asked the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, to respond to allegations against petitioners over the conduct of the party’s primaries.

Oshiomhole, who was grilled by operatives of the service in Abuja on Monday, was said to have been accused of collecting bribes from some aspirants.

Meanwhile, the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu has said that the party was not aware of the purported arrest and questioning of its national Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by the Department of State Services (DSS).

An online newspaper had reported that the APC chairman was arrested and questioned for an alleged corruption issues arising from the last APC primaries and held for nine hours on Tuesday.

The report also said the DSS gave Oshiomhole the option of resigning his position as the National Chairman, while he reportedly told them that President Buhari was in picture of all his actions and that he will only resign if the President loses confidence in him.

However asked to comment on the development on Wednesday, Isa-Oniru said “We do not have any information on this rumour. More so, the Chairman is not around in the country to confirm or deny this. As soon as we have any relevant information, you’ll be updated.”

On where Oshiomhole travelled to, he said “I do not have this information. I do know it’s a scheduled personal trip he could not make last week due to the November 2 deadline for the submission of candidates”.

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