Group Rejects Accord Party Governorship Candidate, Kennedy Iyere


 

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City

 

A Socio Cultural Group, the Benin Solidarity Movement , BSM Worldwide has rejected the candidacy of Kennedy Iyere as the flag bearer of the Accord Party, AP, in the Edo State September 21st
governorship Election 2024.

The group in a release made available to journalists in Benin city and signed by the President-Benin Solidarity Movement BSM Worldwide, Elder Comrade Curtis Eghosa Ugbo and Ms. Esohe Adun
Secretary General-Benin Solidarity Movement BSM Worldwide said,
Kennedy Iyere is a man with no character and we give Accord Party and INEC 7-days to remove and replace him with a more credible Candidate.

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They alleged that Kennedy Iyere
” is a man with past and present criminal records and we members of the Benin Solidarity Movement BSM Worldwide frown at such characters holding official or government offices in Edo State.”

“Our attention has been drawn to the online lists of Candidates for the upcoming Edo State Governorship Election in September 21st 2024, in which one dubious man-Kennedy Iyere name was published, he is a man with past and present criminal records and we members of the Benin Solidarity Movement BSM Worldwide frown at such characters holding official or government offices in Edo State.

“He who comes to equity must come with clean hands and alleged that, Kennedy Iyere is still a swindler till tomorrow, he swindled Curtis Eghosa Ugbo (1.4 million naira), a foremost Activist Cum Freedom Fighter, Mr Tony Okom (1.8 million naira), Osagie Osazuwa (200k naira) and others recently in the event of the Accord Party primaries. Since February till date Kennedy Iyere refused to pay those he borrowed money from to run the primaries as mentioned above. The money used to pay the DSS logistics for the party primaries was paid by Mr Tony Okom and Kennedy Iyere have not refunded him back his money till date, he has filed a pending petition to the Nigeria Police in that regard.

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“Kennedy Iyere is a man with no character of purpose and has no fixed address anywhere in Edo State and Nigeria.

“We are calling on all Security Agencies to investigate him while we give Accord Party and INEC 7-days to remove and replace him with a more credible Candidate or the Benin Solidarity Movement BSM Worldwide will take further legal actions against them. They concluded.


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