Idahosa, who represented the Ovia Federal Constituency of the state in the House of Representatives from 1999 to 2011, spoke about the corruption war hours after the Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed, released the list of those the government alleged looted the nation's treasury.
"However, attacks on individuals, who are members of our party, does not in anyway detract from the fact that the PDP, as a political platform, is not a party of corruption".
"Dr. Raymond Dokpesi, Chairman of DAAR Communications, is also on trial for taking N2.1 billion from the office of then NSA". If the federal government and the APC are serious about fighting corruption and not just out to persecute PDP members, they should have began with the probe into the source of the billions of naira used for President Buhari's 2015 presidential campaigns, particularly in the face of allegations that the fund was looted from treasuries of various APC states. Many of these cases are in court and the records are available.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has advised the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to follow the example of one of its leaders and former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, and confess its sins against the country.
"If he cannot mention their names, and he cannot cause their arrest and he cannot even list these people, he should keep quiet", he said.
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Former SSA to former president, Goodluck Jonathan, Dudafa Waripamo-Owei and cousin to former president, Goodluck Jonathan, Robert Azibaola, were also on the list for allegedly keeping N830 million in accounts of four different companies and for allegedly collecting $40 million from the office of the NSA.
According to PDP, "the list put forward by the federal government as purported looters amounts to a "cheap blackmail" as none of those listed have been indicted or convicted by any court of competent jurisdiction or any panel of enquiry in our country".
The party said in its frenzy and desperation, the federal government even included names of individuals who are not standing trial or under investigation for any act of corruption, as well as those who are not even PDP members.
He added: "We will not stop talking about the massive looting of the PDP".
The minister further enjoined Nigerians to jettison the apology of the party stressing that the PDP looted the treasury dry under their watch.