APC, PDP trade words over distribution of rice, edible items

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The , APC, and the Peoples Democratic , PDP, State, yesterday, accused each other of plans distribute rice voters ahead of the August 9 governorship election the state.

The APC, a statement by its Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy, Mr Kunle Oyatomi, warned the people of the state be wary of the goods, alleging that they were confiscated expired rice.

“The citizens of have been warned by the that the PDP, collaboration the Nigerian warehouse in Ikeja, have loaded trailers filled thousands of bags of expired rice, confiscated several months ago from smugglers, and are being brought for distribution to voters,” said.

The statement added that “competent sources from the have also revealed that the rice is unsuitable for human consumption.”

advised the people of the state to be vigilant as their lives were at risk from the poisoned rice.

The recalled that had warned citizens earlier of the PDP’s boast that they will the election a bag of rice and at least N10,000 to each voter.” [eap_ad_1] Reacting, the Omisore Campaign accused the APC of attempts to distribute bags of rice in order to hoodwink the Osun electorate.

A statement by its Director, Media and Strategy, Prince Diran Odeyemi, said: “Our attention has been drawn to 70 trailers containing the , APC, branded rice slated for distribution to woo voters to vote APC in the forthcoming gubernatorial election.

“It is preposterous for the APC described the defeat it suffered in the June 21 gubernatorial election in Ekiti as politics of ‘stomach infrastructure’ to now embark on sharing rice, noodles and other edibles to lure the good people of Osun whom they have impoverished in the last three and half years to cast their vote for APC again.”

The Omisore Campaign organization expressed surprise that the “APC which prides itself as could stoop so low when it was obvious that people have rejected the ”.

It added: “Those whose means of livelihood have been willfully destroyed by the Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola-led administration should be wary of these Greek gift at the twilight of the APC misrule in Osun, lest they are hoodwinked.

“In the last four weeks, it is an secret that the APC has suddenly begun to distribute rice to appease people as published on page 9 of Thisday newspaper of July 12, 2014,” the party said. (DailyPost)[eap_ad_4]