A returning officers of the Nigeria electoral management body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that the ruling All Progressives Congress has directed returning officers to submit their bank account details, WEST AFRICA REPORTERS (WAR) can authoritatively report.
In a Tex message sent to the returning officers by APC, forwarded to WAR the party directed all returning officers to submit two passport photographs and a specimen of their signature to the APC Bayelsa Party Secretariat.
The secretariat is located at No. 382 mbiama/yenagoa road opp, IBTC Bank, kpansia Bayesa.
They are expected to commence the collection of the bank detail by 8:30am on 29th January.
The text message sent to the returning officers reads ” Greetings! Pls You are to submit 2 passport photograph and a specimen of your signature to the State Secretary APC Bayelsa state at the Party Secretariat, #382 mbiama/yenagoa road opp, IBTC Bank, kpansia by 8:30am tommoorrow 29th January as you are listed for the Inec Returning officer”.
When WAR contacted APC for explanation, the party declined comment.