Onnoghen: APC defends FG


The  APC fired back at the PDP for defending CJN Justice Walter Onnoghen alleged to have improperly declared his asset as required by the code of conduct for public officers.

In a statement Sunday in Abuja, APC accused the PDP of being sympathetic to corruption.

The party said the swift statement by the opposition has again exposed the party as one with a natural inclination to rise up in defence of cases of alleged corruption.

“PDP and corruption are Siamese twins that are difficult to separate from each other,” said APC spokesman Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu in the statement.

“One would have thought that the PDP will call for impartial investigations when corruption cases are levelled against public officers, but spinning falsehoods and conspiracies remains the opposition party’s favourite past time.

“The fight against corruption remains a cardinal promise made by the APC to the electorate. We assure the PDP and indeed all Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration remains uncompromising in its determination to rid the country of this malady,” he said.

Onnoghen has denied the five counts levelled against him ahead of his arraignment on Monday at the Code of Conduct tribunal.