Saraki: Oshiomhole has No Moral Ground to Remain in Office
ICPC: We’ll Act if We Get Petition against Him
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole has no moral ground to remain in office over his alleged collection of kickbacks in dollars levelled against him by some members of his party during the last APC primaries in the country.
This coincides with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) saying that it will investigate Oshiomhole if it receives any petition against him.
Saraki made this disclosure in Ilorin Wednesday while speaking with journalists on the sidelines of the sixth remembrance prayer for his late father, Dr Olusola Saraki, held at his country home.
He said: “Oshiomhole has no locus standi to talk about morality in today’s Nigeria’s politics. That must be a joke coming from Oshiomhole talking about moral ground. I think Oshiomhole has no locus standi to talk about morality today. Oshiomhole is somebody who has been told to have been collecting not even naira but dollars from candidates and he is being accused by his party’s aspirants and governors.
“I don’t think he has any moral ground, even to continue to be in politics not to talk about being a chairman of a party. I remember in those days even Oyegun, they never accused him of something like this. I have left that party. I’m sure the president, based on integrity, knows the right thing to do. So, on moral ground, he cannot speak on moral ground.”