You Can’t Intimidate Us With EFCC, Police, PDP Senators Tell FG

PDP1The Federal Government has been warned by Senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party against using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to intimidate them, vowing to resist such attempt.
They also asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that some people do not use his name to misuse state machinery in fighting their perceived political enemies in the name of waging anti-corruption war.
A statement on Friday by Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, on behalf of PDP Like Mind Senators, said any attempt to unleash the anti-graft agencies on members of the National Assembly as a result of the leadership crisis rocking the legislative chamber would not only be constitutionally and lawfully resisted, but could have dire consequences on governance in the country.
The statement read, “As much as we are not against the anti-corruption agencies performing their statutory duties, the invitation by EFCC to the wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki, clearly indicated that the threat by a group within the National Assembly to use all means to fight the National Assembly leadership is now being carried out.
“Nigerians should ask the EFCC what it was waiting for all this while before realising that it would need to invite Mrs. Saraki when she left the Government House with her husband in 2011. And why should the invitation come a few days after a senator threatened that his group would bring the senate president down?
“We also think that the same witch-hunt that the wife of the senate president is suffering now is the same thing happening to his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who the police have been disturbing. But at the right time, we will jointly make our opinion known on the harassment of our leaders”.


  1. Did you steal our money?? If no then definately we are on yourside,,but if you are theieves looters then we support efcc..just cool down is just investigation if you are clean they will never make you dirty but if you are dirty then they have to assist you wash yourself clean…pdp senators join me to curse completely the thieves and looter’s of our treasury pdp say amen…..