Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and National Leader of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, has said the N100m he collected from a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih, was fully remitted to his party.
Falae, a former presidential candidate of the Alliance for Democracy, said the SDP and the PDP has a written agreement on the endorsement of the latter’s presidential candidate in the 2015 election, former President Goodluck Jonathan. He said:
“The PDP’s Board of Trustees’ chairman came to me in Akure to seek our support. We gave him six conditions; that they should have zero tolerance for corruption, create job for the unemployed, fight insurgency and restore security in Nigeria, reduce recurrent expenditure to have money for capital development, etc; that if they (PDP) accept those conditions, we would support them.”
According to him, the former ruling party agreed to the terms orally. Falae explained that he later wrote to Anenih, who wrote back to accept the conditions.
“That was the basis for our cooperation to support their presidential candidate; that was the purpose for which the money was given,” he stated.