The Inter-Social gathering Advisory Council, IPAC, Enugu State chapter, on Monday, described as fraudulent, an award mentioned to have been given by the group to the Chairman of Awgu Native Authorities Space of Enugu State, Hon. Pedro Nwankwo.
Our correspondent stories that the mentioned award to Nwankwo as one of the best council chairman in Enugu State, has been an object of controversy, creating disaffection amongst members of the IPAC within the State.
Nevertheless, addressing journalists shortly after their emergency assembly, each the chairman and the Secretary of IPAC, Barr. Ken Ikeh and Dr. Ben Nwoye, respectively, disowned the award.
The umbrella physique of political events mentioned the group was not into giving awards however making certain good governance, as such couldn’t have introduced such an award to Nwankwo.
Ikeh, whereas providing explanations on his involvement, mentioned he had accompanied a few of his associates to Awgu solely to later learn within the media that the go to needed to do with the IPAC.
He mentioned these on the entourage included solely indigenes of Awgu, who have been as soon as chairmen of political events previous to the deregistration of their political events by the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC.
“Other than myself, each different person who was a part of that go to is from Awgu Native Authorities Space.
“They informed me that they have been visiting the chairman to thank him for the nice relationship they’ve with him; they have been all indigenes of Awgu. They spoke to me and requested that I accompany them. I went to Awgu as a pal to them and never as IPAC chairman.
“So, the essence of the emergency assembly we simply had is for me to make clear points. At no time did the IPAC give anybody an award in Enugu State, it was purely a private go to,” he burdened.
Additionally talking, the IPAC secretary and chairman of the APC in Enugu State, Dr. Ben Nwoye, described the mentioned award as fraudulent.
In keeping with Nwoye, “the go to was fraudulent; the plague I noticed had the insignia of IPAC; whoever produced it’s pretend.
“We’ve got by no means assessed the efficiency of that native authorities or every other politician in Enugu State. The position of IPAC is to not go round giving awards. IPAC on the nationwide degree has by no means given an award to President Buhari or any of the 36 States governors; all of us belong to completely different political events.
“The people that paraded themselves are usually not chairmen of any current political events, they was however their events have been deregistered.”