May 28, 2022

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2023 presidency: Arrest politicians buying N100m forms, 102-year-old presidential aspirant tells EFCC, ICPC – Legit.ng

A 102-year-old presidential candidate, Chief (Mrs) Josephine Ezeanyaeche, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corruption Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission to arrest and arrest everyone Prosecute politicians or any group who buy N100m nomination forms from any political party.

Ezeanyaeche said if the anti-graft agencies were truly independent and aware of their responsibilities, they should not to be reminded that no politician will spit out the amount of money without stealing public funds.

The centenarian made the point on Saturday as she presented her party’s Africa Action Congress nomination form presented her people in Igboukwu in the municipality of Aguata in the state of Anambra.

She also called for the independent national electoral commission and jed e other relevant authority to legislate to determine the amounts spent on nomination forms and election campaigns as part of anti-corruption measures.

She lamented that current politicians are the country have run aground and as one of the founding members of Nigeria, she can no longer remain silent as the country continues to degenerate.

She said her participation in the 2023 presidential campaign was a disruptive change, since the country’s youth did not rise to the challenge.

< p class="align-left">She noted that many candidates from the All Progressives Congress and the People’s Democratic Party had turned to the AAC, her party, because of the exorbitant price of their nomination form , run.

She lamented that current politicians have rocked the country and that, as one of Nigeria’s founding members, she cannot remain silent while the Country continues to degenerate.

She said her participation in the 2023 presidential campaign was a disruptive change in how the country’s youth failed to take up the challenge.

< p class="align-left">She noted that many aspirants from the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party would run to the AAC, her party, because of her party’s exorbitant price nomination form.

Nonetheless, she said she is still optimistic about having a tangible impact in the party’s primary, which takes place on June 30.

Ezeanyaeche, who is also the Founder and Chair Emeritus of the Voice of the Senior Citizens of Nigeria, pointed out that the huge price some parties put on nomination forms is a means of excluding good people from participating in politics, thereby becoming “ potential criminals with the tendency in offices e.g u go to steal”, vomited.