PDP in adverts debt saga,newspaper firm sue m'uazu

The New Telegraph newspapers has petitioned the Peoples Democratic Party
Chairman, Adamu Muazu, over the
refusal of the disbanded PDP
Presidential Declaration Committee, to settle N6.9m advertisement debt.

The media organisation threatened legal action against the PDP, if it fails to
settle the debt within two weeks.

The media outfit in the petition by a
Kaduna-based lawyer, Festus Okoye,alleged that the committee, headed by Senator Aniete Okon, failed to settle advertisements it placed in several
newspapers on December 24, 2014. Okoye, in the petition, dated May 11,2015, stated that his client, Ibrahim Musa,the Bureau Chief of New Telegraph newspaper in Kaduna State, had placed centre-spread
advertisements in Daily Trust, Leadership, The Sun and Vanguard newspapers on the instruction of Dr.
Okey Ikechukwu, a member of the PDP
Presidential Declaration Committee. Okoye further stated that four months
after, several efforts to get the Committee to redeem its pledge yielded no result.

- PUNCH
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