The. Oyo State Resident Electoral Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Mutiu Agboke Esq., and his management, on Friday, September 30, received the Oyo State Executives of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), who came to tender unreserved apology over an alleged 10million naira bribe.
The secretary who spoke on behalf of the party Executive members first apologized to Agboke and also acknowledged his efforts in ensuring a level playing field in the last 2019 elections in which the PDP had a majority victory. He described Agboke as “a man of honor, sincerity and integrity “
On the alleged 10m naira bribe, he apologized to INEC noting that the person who released the story was not a member of the PDP as he remained faceless.
In his response, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Bassister Mutiu Agboke appreciated the PDP state Exco for their coming. The REC made a roll call of those who came with the list of the Exco submitted to the commission in 26th July, 2018 to be double sure it correlated accordingly. It was in tandem with the list. The REC enjoined the Exco to always honor the invitation of the commission whenever they are invited to stakeholders program.
On the allegation of bribe, Agboke assured that there was no amount of blackmail that would prevent him from doing the right thing. He said the allegations were nothing but falsehood.