By Zainab Jacob

Fresh facts emerging from the People's Democratic Party screening committee in charge of Niger state and other states within the North Central Zone reveals that all delegates screened and elected by the people in all the 724 wards and 25 local governments have been doctored to pave way for the Governor's anointed candidates of all the elective posts in the state.

In a phone conversation with one of the PDP Governorship aspirants said the singular act of list tempering if not promptly corrected can cause great damage and confusion in the party. The governorship aspirant who wants to remain anonymous wondered why the National Youth Leader of the party- Mai Basira should allegedly allow himself to be involved in these messy deals.

Meanwhile, a member of the screening committee names withheld who allegedly charged 1.5million naira before collecting a petition has been directed to refund the money to the petitioner

Zainab Jacob is an investigative journalist.