by Iyobosa Omoregie
Leaders and members of the All Progressive Grand Alliance have vowed to march down to President Goodluck Jonathan’s hometown, Otuoke in Bayelsa State, to collect the money he owes them.
The APGA members will head down to Otuoke to collect the money promised to them for supporting him in the presidential election.
The National Organising Secretary of APGA, Dr. Gbenga Afeni, said this in a statement released in Osogbo on Monday, May 11.
According to Afeni, APGA was promised some amount of money before agreeing to support Jonathan’s re-election, however they were yet to be paid the money.
He claimed that the party was also cheated after supporting Jonathan during the 2011 presidential election, which he won.
The statement read: “Arrangements have been concluded to march at least 100 party members from each state of the federation and the FCT to Otuoke, the hometown of President Goodluck Jonathan.
“The purpose of the march is to protest the breach of agreements in 2011 and 2015 general elections. In 2011, APGA supported Jonathan and the PDP to victory and the PDP promised to form a government of national unity inclusive of APGA but the B0T of the PDP, after the election, schemed out APGA from any political appointment.”
“Also in 2015, we supported President Jonathan and PDP, but till date, those saddled with the responsibilities of liaising or reaching out to political parties have not shown up by way of appreciation to APGA.”