PDP Accuses NYSC of Political Interference
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has leveled accusations against the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for purportedly interfering in Enugu State politics.
In response to a Federal High Court judgment that cleared Governor Peter Mbah of certificate forgery, the PDP has called for an open apology from the NYSC.
Federal High Court Clears Governor Mbah T
he Federal High Court in Abuja recently absolved Governor Peter Mbah of certificate forgery allegations and awarded him N5 million in damages.
The PDP’s reaction stems from this development and its concern over the NYSC’s role in the matter.
NYSC Accused of Being a Tool of the Opposition
The PDP, through its Enugu State chapter Chairman, Hon. Augustine Nnamani, has expressed deep reservations regarding the NYSC’s conduct in the case.
They accuse the NYSC of aligning itself with the political opposition in the state.
Allegations Against NYSC Leadership
The Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Yusha’u Ahmed, and the Director of Corps Certification, Muhammad Ibrahim, are specifically named in the PDP’s allegations.
The party contends that their involvement in partisan politics has tarnished the institution’s reputation.
Court’s Findings Expose NYSC’s Actions
The Federal High Court’s judgment not only cleared Governor Mbah but also shed light on various aspects of the NYSC’s involvement.
The court questioned the authenticity of the NYSC’s claims and certification regarding a purported certificate number associated with Mbah.
Demand for an Open Apology
In light of the court’s findings and Governor Mbah’s vindication, the PDP demands an immediate, open, and unreserved apology from the NYSC.
They seek an apology to Governor Peter Mbah, the PDP as an institution, and the people of Enugu State.