There are reports of an ongoing coordinated plot by agents of All Progressive Congress and Osun State Government to compromise corps members deployed to Osun state for Saturday governorship polls,Ademola Adeleke Campaign Organisation has alerted the public.
In a statement signed by Olawale Rasheed ,the Director of Media and Publicity for the Campaign Organisation,it was alleged that a sum of ten thousand naira (10,000) has been paid into the bank accounts of almost 8000 corps members deployed to Osun for the elections.
“We have it on good authority that the disbursement was done a day after those of security agents also on election duty in Osun state.The payments said to be the first instalment is designed to compromise the service personnel who will serve in various capacities during the elections.
“We use this opportunity to alert parents of corps members posted to Osun to prevail on their wards not to fall for APC trap.We also remind corps members that their safety and committment to democracy should supercede any monetary consideration.Anybody assisting slave holders to rig this election is an open enemy of the people of Osun state.
“The National Youth Service Corps is a patritoc service organisation and her members should not be part of any evil design to thwart the will of the people.Any corp member who surrender himself in service of anti-people manipulation and falsification of election process will have the angry people of Osun state to contend with.
“We call on the Director General of the NYSC and the State Director to urgently look into this matter. Corps members are being compromised. Let the service management act proactively to maintain the integrity of the service and to protect corps members from political backlash”,the statement noted .