PDP Investigates Members Over NASS Elections

The Peoples Democratic Party  said it has set up a committee to investigate the conduct of its lawmakers in the National Assembly elections.

The party had discussed and directed its members to vote Ali Ndume, as the Senate President and  Umar Bargo as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

 Although the endorsed candidates of  All Progressives Congress, Senator Ahmed Lawan, emerged as the Senate President while another APC anointed candidate, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, emerged as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

PDP Spokesman Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, after the ‘PDP 86th National Executive Committee’ meeting in Abuja, told journalists that the PDP would investigate what happened at the National Assembly.

Although Ologbondiyan confirmed the party has set up a committee to investigate what happened in NASS election as it concerns the party but  did not name members of the committee.

He also said the party had increase the governorship nomination fee ahead of the Kogi and Bayelsa States governorship elections from the initial N5m to N20m.

He noted that the expression of interest fee remained N1m, saying the nomination fee for female aspirants remained free.